Son of former Kentucky great Craig Yeast commits to Wildcats

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Kentucky has landed another commitment for its class of 2017, athlete Craig "Russ" Yeast II, according to Wildcat Blue Nation. The announcement was made via twitter.

Yeast is listed at 5-11, 175 pounds, and was given a three star ranking by the recruiting site 247 Sports.

The name may sound familiar to Wildcats fans, Yeast's father, also named Craig, played four seasons for Kentucky from 1995 to 1998.

(h/t Wildcat Blue Nation)

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