Kentucky enjoyed a pretty great year before it got ousted in the Elite Eight by eventual champion North Carolina. The Wildcats went 32-6 on the season and won the SEC yet again. They had a strong bench this season with some former five-star recruits on it and a couple older vets, one of them being big man Isaac Humphries.

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The sophomore doesn’t appear much — he has only averaged 8.6 minutes per game the last two seasons — but he has had his moments and was looking to get more minutes next year with Bam Adebayo potentially leaving and Derek Willis graduating. However, Kentucky still has some five-star guys coming in that could steal his spot like Nick Richards, P.J. Washington and Jarred Vanderbilt. That has apparently prompted him to look at other options rather than go to the NBA Draft.

He averaged 2.8 points, 0.5 blocks and 2.8 rebounds per game on 51.1 percent shooting this season. He played on the Australian U-17 team before joining Kentucky and could pursue a professional opportunity there rather than try his luck at the NBA Draft with such poor numbers.

One of the most unlikely Kentucky players could reportedly be “pursuing professional options” Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
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