UK targets make the USA Basketball U17 squad

 Posted by at 11:25 AM on June 21, 2018  Comments Off on UK targets make the USA Basketball U17 squad
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Carey

Class of 2019 basketball star and major UK recruiting target Vernon Carey was one of 12 players named to the USA Basketball U17 squad Thursday morning.

Carey will be joined on the team by fellow UK targets Scottie Barnes, R.J. Hampton, Jeremy Roach, Jalen Green and Jalen Suggs — all recruits in the 2020 class.

James Wiseman — the Cats’ top remaining target for the class of 2019 — was invited to U17 training camp but was unable to participate in the tryouts due to an injury. Marshall County guard Zion Harmon — a possible UK target currently in the 2021 class — did not make the final cut Thursday.

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LexCath QB will attend UK’s ‘junior day’ this weekend

 Posted by at 10:00 AM on February 24, 2017  Comments Off on LexCath QB will attend UK’s ‘junior day’ this weekend
Feb 242017
 

Lexington Catholic quarterback Beau Allen

In addition to several highly touted, older high school recruits, Lexington Catholic quarterback Beau Allen will be among the prospects attending UK’s latest “junior day” event this weekend.

Allen — a class of 2020 recruit — wrapped up his freshman season at LexCath last fall, passing for 1,155 yards with 14 touchdowns and three interceptions while starting six games for the Knights. He is the son of former UK quarterback Bill Allen, who played for the Wildcats from 1985-1988.

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Huntington Prep basketball players visit Kentucky

 Posted by at 10:56 AM on October 8, 2016  Comments Off on Huntington Prep basketball players visit Kentucky
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Johnson

Huntington (W.Va.) Prep basketball players Jaemyn Brakefield, Keldon Johnson, Elias King and Chris Smith are all taking unofficial visits to Kentucky on Saturday.

Johnson — a 6-foot-5 wing player from Virginia — is the No. 19 overall prospect in the class of 2018, according to the 247Sports composite rankings. He has scholarship offers from Georgetown, Indiana and Louisville, among others, and expressed interest in UK’s program over the summer.

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Top freshman basketball recruits already like UK

 Posted by at 8:19 PM on July 5, 2016  Comments Off on Top freshman basketball recruits already like UK
Jul 052016
 
John Calipari

John Calipari

It doesn’t appear that John Calipari’s UK program is going to lose its appeal with top basketball recruits any time soon.

The annual Fab Frosh camp for rising high school freshmen was held in Atlanta recently, and it featured many of the players expected to be among the top-ranked recruits in the class of 2020.

ESPN covered the event and picked five standouts to highlight in an online post Tuesday that included an evaluation for each player and a short list of each prospect’s “favorite” colleges.

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