Calipari watches two five-star recruits play Friday

 Posted by at 10:36 PM on November 24, 2017
Nov 242017
 

John Calipari

UK Coach John Calipari made recruiting stops in Mississippi and Texas on Friday to see two of UK’s top targets in the class of 2019.

Calipari watched five-star small forward D.J. Jeffries at the Lighthouse Classic in Mississippi, then saw Texas point guard Tyrese Maxey at the Thanksgiving Hoopfest in the Dallas area.

Jeffries — a 6-foot-7 prospect from Olive Branch, Miss. — is the No. 15 overall prospect in the 2019 class, according to the 247Sports composite rankings. Maxey — a 6-3 point guard from Garland, Texas — is the No. 12 player in those rankings.

Both recruits already have scholarship offers from Kentucky.

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