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5-star forward Isaiah Jackson commits: What it means for Kentucky basketball recruiting

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NASHVILLE - Kentucky basketball's No. 1-ranked 2020 recruiting class just got stronger.

Five-star forward Isaiah Jackson, the No. 24 recruit in the class of 2020 according to the USA TODAY composite rankings, committed to Kentucky Saturday over Alabama and Syracuse. A Waterford, Michigan, native, Jackson is ranked as the No. 3 power forward prospect in the 2020 class by the 247Sports Composite.

Here is what Jackson's commitment means to Kentucky.