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Graduate Transfer Nate Sestina Officially Signs with Kentucky


Bucknell graduate transfer Nate Sestina officially signed his letter of intent with Kentucky on Thursday.


Sestina averaged 15.8 points and 8.5 rebounds for the Bison last season, earning a spot on the All-Patriot League Second Team.



The 6-foot-9 forward shot 53.6 percent from the floor and 38.0 percent from three-point range, connecting on 41 made three-point attempts. Compare that to UK’s roster this past season and Sestina would’ve ranked third behind Tyler Herro (60) and Keldon Johnson (45).


Keion Brooks Jr. also signed with Kentucky on Thursday, bringing the Wildcats official signees to four in the 2019 class. (Tyrese Maxey and Dontaie Allen). Commit Kahlil Whitney is scheduled to sign his letter of intent on May 3rd.


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