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Peyton Watson commits to UCLA

There was some recent buzz concerning the Kentucky wildcats and 2021 forward Peyton Watson. However, any traction the Wildcats had with him came to an end today, as Watson just committed to play for the UCLA Bruins.

Although Kentucky had been in close contact with Watson, it turns out that they never made an official offer to the 6-7 wing. Normally, this is early for a top 2021 prospect to announce a commitment to a college. But during a pandemic, we are seeing more and more athletes announcing early decisions.

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