Commitment Status:Signed LOI

Jon Hood

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KentuckyCOMMITTED (05/07/2008)Offered10/10/2008Billy Gillispie
TennesseeNoneOfferedNoneSteve Forbes

Scouting Report on Jon Hood

by Jerry Meyer - 09/05/2007
Versatility is Hood's greatest attribute. Lanky and athletic, he has the all around skill base to effectively play every perimeter position. Very good at making plays off the bounc, Hood mainly needs to gain strength to improve his game.

Jerry Meyer serves as a national scout and recruiting analyst for He played at Lipscomb University where be became college basketball's all-time career assist leader. Meyer earned Mr. Basketball honors in the state of Tennessee as a high school junior and senior. He has served as an assistant coach at Vanderbilt and also co-authored the book, "Basketball Skills and Drills."

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Photo Gallery: UK-Transy Basketball (exh)11/05/2012

See photos from Kentucky's final exhibition game against Lexington's Transylvania University at Rupp Arena

Early draft departures: Winners and losers06/18/ College Basketball
Wall makes the call05/19/ Basketball Recruiting
Hood, Orton help lead Gold to DFC victory04/12/
PHOTO GALLERY: Derby Festival Classic04/11/
PHOTO GALLERY: DFC Practice04/09/
Coaching moves affect several recruiting classes04/03/ Basketball Recruiting
Recruiting process a priority04/01/
Hood excited about Calipari news03/31/
Hood keeping close eye on coaching situation03/27/
Meyer's midweek report03/26/ Basketball Recruiting
Derby Festival Classic rosters announced03/09/
DFC rosters include all 3 UK signees03/09/
KoTB Wrapup12/23/
King of The Bluegrass: Saturday Recap12/21/
King of The Bluegrass: Hood pours in 3612/20/
King of The Bluegrass: Thursday Roundup12/18/
Meyer's midweek report12/18/ Basketball Recruiting
Hoopfest: Saturday12/07/ Basketball Recruiting
Busy weekend of hoops12/05/ Basketball Recruiting
Meyer's Midweek Report12/03/ Basketball Recruiting
Florida in familiar spot atop SEC12/01/ Basketball Recruiting
VIDEO: Getting to know UK signee Jon Hood11/12/
Fastbreak Friday: The madness begins10/10/ Basketball Recruiting
Handicapping the Vegas week07/21/ Basketball Recruiting
Battle at the Bluff: day one07/14/ Basketball Recruiting
Takes 5ive Classic draws talent, coaches07/08/
Adidas It Takes 5ive Classic: Day 207/07/ Basketball Recruiting
adidas It Takes 5IVE Classic07/07/ Basketball Recruiting
NBA Players Camp: Session five06/20/ Basketball Recruiting
NBA Players Camp: Session four06/20/ Basketball Recruiting
UK verbal Hood talks about NBA camp06/19/
TCP Video: Kentucky All-Stars Scrimmage06/11/
TOC: Saturday05/25/ Basketball Recruiting
TOC: Friday05/24/ Basketball Recruiting
Tirey: Top talent showcased at Prather05/10/
Video: Jon Hood first look05/08/
Hood a Cat05/07/
Hood makes it official05/07/ Basketball Recruiting
Cats making strides with Hood05/02/
Real Deal: Champions crowned on Sunday04/20/ Basketball Recruiting
Real Deal: Texas players show off on Saturday04/19/ Basketball Recruiting
Shooting for attention: Examining the 2009 SGs04/08/ Basketball Recruiting
More attention can't slow Hood down02/10/
KU calling on Hood02/05/
Vols Targeting Elite '09 Shooter01/07/
Coaches watching Hood12/10/ Basketball Recruiting
Hood: Weekend visit to UK 'amazing'10/14/
Fastbreak Friday: Taking in the madness10/12/ Basketball Recruiting
Hood getting around10/11/ Basketball Recruiting
Relationship heating up for Hood, Cats10/10/
Fastbreak Friday: On the move09/21/ Basketball Recruiting
UK interest heating up for Madisonville guard09/18/
More offers for Hood09/18/ Basketball Recruiting
Fastbreak Friday: Huge weekend for visits09/07/ Basketball Recruiting
Hood fielding calls09/05/ Basketball Recruiting
Hood enjoying life after July08/06/ Basketball Recruiting
Las Vegas underclassmen eye catchers07/30/ Basketball Recruiting
Wednesday in Vegas07/26/ Basketball Recruiting
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