Cats Get Jump on 2015 7-Footer Stephen Zimmerman

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Cats Get Jump on 2015 7-Footer Stephen Zimmerman

INDIANAPOLIS — Kentucky fans will be happy to know that UK beat Louisville to the punch in recruiting the top prospect in the class of 2015. UK assistant Kenny Payne was the first college coach to send a text message to Las Vegas 7-footer Stephen Zimmerman in mid-June, when the NCAA first allowed direct contact with high school juniors to be. "And then Louisville was second," the player's mother, Lori Zimmerman, said Thursday at the Adidas Invitational. "That was surprising because we hadn't heard from Louisville before."

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