Cincinnati Basketball: 2025 5-star combo guard Jasper Johnson receives interest from the Bearcats

Cincinnati Bearcats guard David DeJulius drives on La Salle Explorers at Fifth Third Arena. The Enquirer.
Cincinnati Bearcats guard David DeJulius drives on La Salle Explorers at Fifth Third Arena. The Enquirer. /
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Kentucky native and 2025 5-star combo guard Jasper Johnson received interest from Cincinnati and several other notable schools in recent days!

Johnson is set to transfer to Link Academy next season, where he will play alongside Bearcats commit and 2024 4-star center Tyler McKinley.

Heading into his junior campaign, Johnson is the top ranked recruit from Kentucky and 3rd highest rated combo guard according to 247 Sports.

Since the direct contact period started earlier this week, Cincinnati was the first coaching staff to reach out to the dynamic guard prospect.

Cincinnati Basketball: 2025 5-star combo guard Jasper Johnson receives interest from the Bearcats

After spending six years as head coach at Johns Hopkins, Josh Loeffler accepted an assistant coaching job with Cincinnati this week.

Bishop Gorman guard and 2024 4-star Jase Richardson is considering the Bearcats alongside Alabama, Michigan State, USC and others.

Cleveland native and 2026 5-star small forward TJ Crumble received offers from Cincinnati, Illinois, Ohio State and more this month.

Make sure to stay tuned for the most recent recruiting rumors as Wes Miller’s coaching staff continues to build the upcoming classes.

Cincinnati Basketball: Bearcats extend scholarship offer to 2025 5-star power forward Alier Maluk

Just hours after the direct contact period began this week, the Bearcats extended an offer to 2025 5-star power forward Alier Maluk.

Maluk recently received interest from several programs including Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio State, Pittsburgh, Tennessee, Villanova and others.

Prior to his junior season at Imani Christian Academy, Maluk is the 2nd highest ranked recruit from Pennsylvania according to 247 Sports.

The Pittsburgh product flashed his potential at the Pangos All-American Camp. Check out highlights from Maluk’s performance per Courtside Films!

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