2024 4-Star SG Billy Richmond Planning to Take Visits in June

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<p><em>[Ed. Note: This article on Kentucky target Billy Richmond is from <a href="https://www.on3.com/sites/kentucky-wildcats/"><strong>KSR+</strong></a>, KSR’s premium sister site. We’ve unlocked it to give you an idea of the content on KSR+. For more bonus coverage of the Cats and access to KSBoard, our message board, take advantage of <a href="https://www.on3.com/sites/kentucky-wildcats/join/?plan=annual"><strong>our launch special: only $10 until football season</strong></a>.]</em></p> <p><a href="https://www.on3.com/db/billy-richmond-158722/"><strong>Billy Richmond</strong></a>, a class of 2024 four-star guard out of New Jersey, is pushing back his commitment with more visits on the way. The 6-foot-6, 180-pound shooting guard from Camden (NJ) told KSR+ that he is <a href="https://www.on3.com/teams/kentucky-wildcats/news/billy-richmond-targeting-peach-jam-decision-kentucky-a-frontrunner/">no longer planning to commit around Peach Jam</a>, instead opting to commit in the fall. </p> <p>“It’ll probably be right before high school season in October,” Richmond said. “I’m going to take visits next month. I’m going to try and set them up.” </p> <p>Richmond said Kentucky will be one of those upcoming visits; he is also hearing from the likes of Memphis, Louisville, Miami, Kansas, and Seton Hall, among others. He had praise for Kentucky on and off the court. </p> <p>“It’s a great school, academically-wise and basketball-wise,” he said. “It’s a basketball school. The fan base is showing love, the coaches are showing love, so I’m just feeling love. I got a good relationship with the coaches over there.” </p> <p>When it comes to a college commitment, Richmond said he’s looking at several different factors. </p> <p>“Where I feel the safest, what feels like home, a coach that will take me in and trust me, a great coaching staff, and a great school,” he said. </p> <h2 id="h-strong-showing-in-memphis"><strong>Strong Showing in Memphis</strong></h2> <p>Billy Richmond, the <a href="https://www.on3.com/db/billy-richmond-158722/industry-comparison/">No. 78 overall prospect in the On3 Industry Rankings</a>, had a <a href="https://twitter.com/BRamseyKSR/status/1663239353814876193">very strong showing</a> during his time with the New Jersey Scholars in the Nike EYBL’s third session in Memphis over the weekend. He averaged 20.6 points and 8.0 rebounds per game, most notably finishing with 22 points, seven rebounds, two assists, two blocks, and two steals in a win over City Rocks. </p> <p>This summer, Richmond said he’s looking to play on-ball more. </p> <p>“A lot of coaches tell me that I need to be on-ball more and do more in the pick-and-roll,” he said. “I need to bring the ball down more and be more of a point guard.” </p> <p>As for his game, Richmond describes himself as a “junkyard dog.” </p> <p>“I get rebounds, loose balls,” he said. “I can get a bucket at will and get my teammates involved.” </p> <p>He plans to keep this role when he moves to the college level in 2024. </p> <p>“I plan to score at will and help my team win games,” Richmond said. </p> <iframe loading="lazy" class="onthree-embed" title="Billy Richmond Industry Comparison Embed" style="max-width: 100%" frameborder="0" width="600" height="200" src="https://embed.on3.com/db/billy-richmond-158722/industry-comparison/"></iframe> <script async="" src="https://on3static.com/scripts/embed.js?v=3" charset="utf-8"></script> <h2 id="h-previewing-former-camden-teammates-and-future-cats"><strong>Previewing Former Camden Teammates and Future Cats</strong></h2> <p>Playing at Camden High School, Billy Richmond had the opportunity to play with two future Kentucky players in 2023 Kentucky signees <a href="https://www.on3.com/db/dj-wagner-jr-28001/"><strong>DJ Wagner</strong></a> and <a href="https://www.on3.com/db/aaron-bradshaw-350/"><strong>Aaron Bradshaw</strong></a>. </p> <p>For Wagner, the <a href="https://www.on3.com/db/dj-wagner-jr-28001/">nation’s No. 7 overall player in the On3 Industry Rankings</a>, Richmond called him a “great player.” </p> <p>“On and off the court, I feel like he’s pro-ready,” Richmond said. “He’s got all the NBA intangibles. He’s going to come in there, do what he does, and win games.” </p> <p>As for Bradshaw, the <a href="https://www.on3.com/db/aaron-bradshaw-350/">No. 4 overall player in the On3 Industry Rankings</a>, he’s just a “unicorn.” </p> <p>“If he gets bigger, then the sky’s the limit,” Richmond said. “He’s already a unicorn. He can do it all at seven-feet tall. He can dribble, shoot, and pass. If he puts some weight on his body, he’ll be the number one pick for sure.” </p> <h2><strong>More KSR+ coverage from Nike EYBL Memphis</strong></h2> <ul><li><a href="https://www.on3.com/sites/kentucky-wildcats/news/no-1-ranked-2024-prospect-tre-johnson-talks-kentucky/">No. 1-Ranked 2024 Prospect Tre Johnson Talks Kentucky After Dropping 27 Points</a></li><li><a href="https://www.on3.com/sites/kentucky-wildcats/news/2025-pg-darius-acuff-looking-to-visit-kentucky-in-summer-or-fall/">2025 PG Darius Acuff Looking to Visit Kentucky in Summer or Fall</a></li><li><a href="https://www.on3.com/sites/kentucky-wildcats/news/liam-mcneeley-nations-no-7-ranked-prospect-talks-kentucky/">Liam McNeeley, the Nation’s No. 7-Ranked Prospect, Talks Kentucky</a></li><li><a href="https://www.on3.com/sites/kentucky-wildcats/news/2025-4-star-cg-jasper-johnson-excels-at-nike-eybl-in-memphis/">2025 4-Star CG Jasper Johnson Excels at Nike EYBL in Memphis</a></li></ul>