Bucknell grad transfer Nate Sestina announces he's going to Kentucky



Just days after Kentucky's 2018-19 season ended, John Calipari is already making moves for 2019-20.

"It's been an unbelievable ride from Emporium to Bucknell and everywhere in between, and it's surreal to think my college basketball career isn't over yet", Sestina announced via Twitter.

The 6-foot-9 forward and center was second-team All-Patriot League and was second on the team in scoring with 15.8 points per game.

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During his career at Bucknell, Sestina had a 53% FG shooting percentage and shot 36% from three.

One day after Reid Travis posted an emotional farewell to Kentucky basketball fans after his one season at United Kingdom as a graduate transfer, the Cats have picked up another solid grad transfer for next season is 6-8 Nate Sestina.

Bucknell went 21-12, ending the season with a 94-80 loss to Colgate in the conference championship game. Like Travis, Sestina will also provide a veteran presence for the 'Cats, who are poised to once again be one of the country's youngest teams. He was selected Second Team All-Patriot League this season. His announcement comes at a pivotal time for the Wildcats, who await several NBA Draft decisions, including those of PJ Washington, Keldon Johnson and Tyler Herro. It seems more likely to return guards Ashton Hagans, Immanuel Quickley and Jemarl Baker, and big men E.J Montgomery and Nick Richards. The 2019 class is now No. 2 on the 247 team rankings.

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