UK fans will have a chance to see two of the Cats’ biggest recruiting targets from the class of 2014 on Friday.
ESPN3 will carry a live a broadcast of the matchup between the United States and Canada from the FIBA U19 World Championships in Prague. That game will be played at 2:15 p.m. The U.S. team includes Chicago big man Jahlil Okafor — a top UK target — and Louisville player Montrezl Harrell. Indianapolis forward Trey Lyles plays for the Canadians. UK is one of the leaders for Lyles, a top-five player in the class of 2014.
The U.S.-Canada game will also be shown Friday at 7 p.m. on ESPNU.
ESPN3 will also carry the semifinals, finals and bronze-medal game. The semifinals are scheduled for noon and 2:15 p.m. Saturday. The third-place game is noon Sunday, and the gold-medal game will be played at 2:15 p.m. Sunday.