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Karl-Anthony Towns

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KentuckyCOMMITTED (12/04/2012)None
CincinnatiNoneNoneDarren Savino
Michigan St.NoneNone
N. CarolinaNoneNone
N.C. StateNoneNoneMark Gottfried, Orlando Early
Seton HallNoneNone
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West VirginiaNoneNone

Scouting Report on Karl-Anthony Towns

by Eric Bossi - 09/23/2013
A personable big man with big skills, Towns has great hands, soft touch and is comfortable using either hand around the rim. He has good ball skills and range on his jumper but sometimes roams the perimeter a bit too much. An above average rebounder when he plays in the lane.

Latest News

UK basketball announces Bahamas tour06/13/2014

The Kentucky basketball team is headed to the Bahamas in August for a series of six games against international competition.

Heralded UK freshmen arrive on campus06/11/
Incoming Cats happy to play with Harrison twins04/25/
Class of 2014 Team Recruiting Rankings04/25/ Basketball Recruiting
Ulis, Towns climb in final Class of 2014 Rivals15004/24/
Okafor tops final 2014 rankings04/24/ Basketball Recruiting
Class of 2014: Five-star risk factors04/24/ Basketball Recruiting
Johnson's return adds to stacked UK frontcourt04/23/
Lyles sees himself as versatile fit in UK system04/14/
Towns hopes to bring physical style to UK04/03/
Okafor captures MVP to wrap up McDonald's week04/03/ Basketball Recruiting
Notes: Towns will miss Kentucky's Antigua04/02/
Future Cats get kick out of Final Four run04/02/
McDonald's AA: West looks to be best04/02/ Basketball Recruiting
McDonald's game: Practice03/31/ Basketball Recruiting
McDonald's All-American Game on SiriusXM03/31/
Q&A: Towns excited for future, focused on now03/13/
Jordan Brand Classic Roster Announced03/10/
UK signees invited to Jordan Brand Classic03/10/
Three NYers To Play in McDonald's All-American Games01/29/
Kentucky signees named McDonald's All-Americans01/29/
Updating the progress of UK's recruiting hits and misses01/29/
Towns looking forward to freshman season at UK01/22/
Juniors rule the day on Sunday at Hoophall01/20/ Basketball Recruiting
Ulis says 2014 recruiting class is a perfect fit01/16/
Mudiay and Pinson shine in North Carolina01/13/ Basketball Recruiting
Improving Lyles guiding team to national exposure01/04/
Mailbag talks Vaughn, 2015 big men, Turner12/12/
Class of 2014 breakdown: SEC11/22/ Basketball Recruiting
Notes: Randle's hot start; Calipari on recruiting11/15/
What you need to know on signing day11/13/
Five-star Lyles makes the call11/05/ Basketball Recruiting
Updating where UK stands in 2014 recruiting11/01/
Kentucky lands top 30 scorer10/31/ Basketball Recruiting
Towns feels at home in Lexington10/22/
Kentucky ups the ante on Big Blue Madness10/18/
Kentucky lands four-star point guard09/13/ Basketball Recruiting
2014 Rivals150 full of UK targets09/04/
Vanderbilt seals deal with Rivals150 combo guard09/01/ Basketball Recruiting
Elite 24 Teams & Updated Rosters Announced08/19/
Hoops recruiting Q&A roundup07/31/
Local star Stone shines at Summer Jam07/19/ Basketball Recruiting
Towns Recruiting Alexander to UK07/19/
Jones, Okafor still hope to be package deal in college07/15/
IU recruiting nation's top 2015 post player07/02/
Wildcat targets top new 2014 Rivals15006/27/
Looking back at NBPA Camp's top players06/20/
Newton, Travis aid team in title run06/16/ Basketball Recruiting
Labissiere, Towns battle at NBPA Top 10006/15/ Basketball Recruiting
NBPA Top 100 Story lines06/12/ Basketball Recruiting
Previewing the NBA Top 100 Camp06/12/
Towns is all about team, winning05/31/
Boo Williams Friday Notebook04/26/
Young visiting again, Randle in news again03/06/
Randle returns to court, and from visit02/19/
Lindsey the latest name to add to the list02/01/
Six questions answered in recruiting mailbag01/24/
Simmons moving to USA and more01/02/
Four earn honors at Raleigh event12/30/ Basketball Recruiting
Copeland gains notice in Raleigh12/29/ Basketball Recruiting
Holiday Invitational preview12/24/
Calipari and Antigua watch six prospects12/17/
Brown, Baldwin shine at Hoop Group Tip-Off12/16/
Mailbag: Comfort a key for Wiggins12/07/ Basketball Recruiting
Newly reclassified Towns chooses UK12/04/
Five-star forward Karl Towns chooses UK12/04/
Class of 2014 five-star makes his pick12/04/ Basketball Recruiting
Karl Towns Bleeds Big Blue12/04/
Weekend Whirlwind: Upcoming Decisions12/01/
Notes: Five-star prospects planning visits11/28/
Big-name prospects expected to sign11/16/ Basketball Recruiting
Signing Day Dandy11/14/
Weekend Visit Madness: 10/1910/19/
Whispers: Hysteria in the heartland10/19/ Basketball Recruiting
Karl Towns' father reflects on UK visit10/19/
Initial class of 2015 five-stars revealed10/18/ Basketball Recruiting
Midnight Madness Visitor List10/12/
Madness: First practices bring out star prospects10/12/ Basketball Recruiting
Big Blue Madness Visitors Preview10/12/
Basketball Recruiting Notebook10/11/
First Look: Who might UK target in 2015?10/09/
Randle's visit to Florida highlights weekend10/05/ Basketball Recruiting
Weekend Visit Madness: 10/510/05/
UF offers, is the childhood favorite of elite prospect09/04/
The normal life of 2015 star Karl Towns09/04/
Karl Towns breaks down NC State visit08/24/
Whispers: Spring decision for 5-star Frazier08/24/ Basketball Recruiting
Friday Recruiting Blitz: 8/2408/24/
Tuesday Recruiting Blitz: 8/2108/21/
LBJ Skills Academy: What We Learned07/11/ Basketball Recruiting
Future Stars: Part I07/10/
Hometown Offer In For Levi Cook06/22/
Dominican teammates praise Towns, 1606/06/
Calipari moving on from IU scheduling controversy06/05/
Malachi Richardson & His Silky Smooth Jumpshot05/20/
Kline Classic showcases Temple-bound trio05/06/
Introducing Karl Towns Part II04/19/
Grind Session showcases Mid-Atlantic talent04/07/ Basketball Recruiting
Looking ahead to Grind Sessions04/05/ Basketball Recruiting
Top 10: Spring scouting prospects02/05/ Basketball Recruiting
Big recruits take in big game01/08/
2015 Prospect: Karl Towns01/04/
Sharette Dixon Classic10/18/
Season tips off with massive visit lists10/14/ Basketball Recruiting