Tai Wynyard commits to Kentucky

Tai Wynyard, the 6'9 power forward out of New Zealand, has committed to the University of Kentucky.

Tai Wynyard

Wynyard took an official visit to Kentucky starting on January 10. During the same week he visited Villanova and Texas, announcing that his decision would be between those 3 schools.

Wynyard told The Pick and Roll of his decision during the early hours of Monday morning (New Zealand time).

Can confirm that Tai Wynyard has just committed to Kentucky

— Olgun Uluc (@OlgunUluc) January 25, 2015

Asked why he chose Kentucky, Wynyard told us.

"They would push me the hardest to be the best I can be."

A key member of the New Zealand U19 Men’s squad, Wynyard averaged 16 ppg and 8 rpg on 67% FG – helping his squad to a second place finish in the FIBA Oceania U19 Championships.