Report: 5-star recruit Billy Richmond follows John Calipari to Arkansas

League: NCAA Basketball

Posted on: 26 Apr, 2024 at 03:45 PM

Credit: Chris Day/The Commercial Appeal / USA TODAY NETWORK

Five-star recruit Billy Richmond is following coach John Calipari to Arkansas, The Athletic reported Friday.

The 6-foot-6 small forward from Camden, N.J., initially committed to Calipari and Kentucky in December.

Richmond requested his release after Calipari departed for Arkansas and Kentucky hired Mark Pope.

Richmond averaged 17.6 points, 7.4 rebounds and 2.6 assists per game this season.

He is ranked No. 25 nationally and No. 2 in the state of New Jersey in the Class of 2024 by the 247 Sports Composite.

--Field Level Media