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Blackmon set to announce

One of Kentucky's top 2014 targets, Marion (Ind.) 4-star shooting guard James Blackmon Jr. will announce his college decision Thursday.

Blackmon will announce his decision live on ESPNU at approximately 9 p.m.

Blackmon will make his announcement at halftime of the Louisiana-Monroe/Troy football game live on ESPNU at approximately 9 p.m.

Rated as the No. 31 overall prospect in the 2014 class by the 247Composite, which takes into account rankings across various outlets, Blackmon will choose between Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan and Michigan State.

Blackmon, who decommitted from Indiana back in August, is fresh off an official visit to Kentucky for Big Blue Madness Oct. 18. He also took an unofficial visit to Indiana over the weekend.

His father, James Blackmon Sr., starred at Kentucky from 1983-1987 as a McDonald's All-American out of Marion High School.

Blackmon's Crystal Ball currently projects him 98 percent to Kentucky.

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