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Karl-Anthony Towns Jr.

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  • Center (BK)
  • Metuchen, NJ (Saint Joseph)
  • Ht: 7-0 | Wt: 250
  • Age: 18 yrs 8 mo
  • 2014 - ...
  • Kentucky Wildcats

  • Year: Freshman

As a Recruit: Towns Jr. was recruited from Saint Joseph (Metuchen, NJ) class of 2014. He committed to Kentucky on 12/4/2012. He was recruited by John Calipari , Orlando Antigua .

Timeline

  • Jun 12

    Enrolled

    6/12/2014: Karl Towns Jr. enrolls at Kentucky Wildcats

  • Mar 31

    Acclds

    3/31/2014: Karl Towns Jr. named to World Select Team to compete at Nike Hoop Summit

  • Mar 27

    Acclds

    3/27/2014: Karl Towns Jr. named Gatorade National Player of the Year

  • Mar 21

    Acclds

    3/21/2014: Karl Towns Jr. named New Jersey Gatorade Player of the Year

  • Mar 12

    Game

    3/12/2014: Karl Towns Jr. records 26 points, 13 rebounds and four blocks in 81-62 playoff win over Paul VI (N.J.)

  • Mar 10

    Acclds

    3/10/2014: Karl Towns Jr. named to Jordan Brand Classic

  • Mar 7

    Game

    3/7/2014: Karl Towns Jr. tallies 24 points, 17 rebounds, six assists and six blocks in 101-75 win over Notre Dame (N.J.)

  • Feb 20

    Game

    2/20/2014: Karl Towns Jr. posts 31 points, 14 rebounds and six blocks in 99-48 playoff win over Old Bridge (N.J.)

  • Jan 29

    Acclds

    1/29/2014: Karl Towns Jr. named to McDonald's All-American Game

  • Jan 8

    Game

    1/8/2014: Karl Towns Jr. tallies 30 points, 21 rebounds, 10 blocks and seven assists in an 83-40 win against Perth Amboy (N.J.)

  • Jan 5

    Game

    1/5/2014: Karl Towns Jr. records quadruple-double--16 points, 17 rebounds, 11 blocks and 11 assists--in 82-66 victory over St. Peter's (N.Y.)

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    RT @NextCats: UK signee Karl Towns Jr. had 30 points, 17 rebounds and 6 assists in tonight's victory.

    RT @NextCats: New ESPN player rankings for 2014: 6. Trey Lyles, 9. Karl Towns Jr., 17. Devin Booker, 24. Tyler Ulis.

    @danieltuggle2 Did watch Cliff Alexander and Karl Towns Jr. go head to head this summer. It wasn't pretty.

    @danieltuggle2 Don't think that is it. Karl Towns Jr. doesn't play in a lot of events, however.

    "@NextCats: UK signee Karl Towns Jr. had 23 points, 14 rebounds and 8 blocks in Thursday night's victory. His team is now 11-0."

    RT @NextCats: Karl Towns Jr. had 30 points, 21 rebounds, 10 blocks and 7 assists in tonight's win. Another night of ridiculous numbers.

    RT @NextCats: UK signee Karl Towns Jr. had 21 points, 20 rebounds and 6 blocks in tonight's victory. St. Joseph now 4-0 this season.

    Still trying to figure out top bigs RT @RichardFerrazza: How big a gap is there between Jahlil Okafor/Karl Towns Jr.? Can't be much, right?

    This morning link from #top100camp. Karl Towns Jr., Myles Turner, B.J. Stith, Cheick Diallo & more. http://t.co/0NGi15fNDi

    Karl Towns Jr., Cheick Diallo, B.J. Stith & others from #top100camp. http://t.co/0NGi15fNDi

    "@bluehawkballer4: can Karl Towns Jr. be compared to Andre Drummond?"// not at all. He's more of a big, slower, skilled center w range

    "@JNSmit601: @Arizona_Triangl I thought they was Karl Towns Jr. As a 3/4 not a center. Just asking?"/ NBA center size. Slow footed. Skilled

    RT @jerrymeyer247: "@Arizona_Triangl: @jerrymeyer247 Yes, he got somes limitations. He ain't no Top15. TRUUU"/ Karl Towns Jr. is a startin…

    "@Arizona_Triangl: @jerrymeyer247 Yes, he got somes limitations. He ain't no Top15. TRUUU"/ Karl Towns Jr. is a starting NBA center one day

    Karl Towns Jr. - NBA size, highly skilled, not explosive athletically, atypical fit for Kentucky, more Demarcus Cousins wo edge #top100camp

    RT @GirlsLoveNerds: . @RecruitingESPN Karl Towns Jr. - 7"1 forward that can do anything on the floor; comparisons to Dirk Nowitzski or LaMa…

    Cliff Alexander great fit at the 5. Lobs, run. RT @jrwade1: which front court player that uk is recruiting would fit best w Karl Towns Jr.?

    RT @TheCatsPause: Cats Confidential: Scoop on UK's monster recruiting weekend | Early returns on Randle | Karl Towns Jr. [VIP] http://t.co/…

    RT @TheCatsPause: Cats Confidential: Scoop on UK's monster recruiting weekend | Early returns on Randle | Karl Towns Jr. [VIP] http://t.co/…

    Cats Confidential: Scoop on UK's monster recruiting weekend | Early returns on Randle | Karl Towns Jr. [VIP] http://t.co/8CepTlFNVI #BBN

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Bio

Karl Towns Jr. is a 6-10, 230-pound Center (BK) from Metuchen, NJ.

Legend:

  • Video Highlights
  • Early Enrollee
  • Walk-On
  • Grey Shirt
  • Red Shirt
  • Medical Redshirt
  • P Primary
  • S Secondary
  • K Keeper
  • P Primary (Inactive)
  • S Secondary (Inactive)
  • K Keeper (Inactive)