Kentucky Signee Derek Willis Headlines Derby Classic

UK signee Derek Willis will headline the rosters for the 40th annual Kentucky Derby Festival Basketball Classic.

Willis, from Bullitt East High School, is the first UK signee in the game since Stacey Poole in 2010.

Willis will play for the black team, opposite the two Louisville signees on the white squad. Four players committed to Indiana — Devin Davis, Luke Fischer, Stanford Robinson and Troy Williams — join Willis on the black team.
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Here’s a video of Willis scoring 25 points in a win over Fern Creek in the 25th District Final. He scored efficiently shooting over 50% from the field and added ten boards.

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