Michigan State made the top eight for Vernon Carey Jr., the No. 1 overall recruit in the Class of 2019. The Spartans join Kentucky, Duke, Florida, Kansas, North Carolina, UCLA and Miami.
FINAL 8… pic.twitter.com/zMJkhA1N2m
— Vernon Carey Jr. (@vernoncarey22) October 17, 2017
Carey is a 5-star recruit on the 247Sports Composite, which ranks him as the top player in his class. He plays power forward, and a 6-foot-9, 245 pounds, has a body that looks ready to play Division I basketball. Carey is a junior at University School in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and is 16 years old.
He visited Michigan State for the weekend of Sept. 29 to Oct. 1.
Catch his highlights below.