Vandy hosting UK basketball targets this weekend

 Posted by at 11:57 AM on September 21, 2017  Comments Off on Vandy hosting UK basketball targets this weekend
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The Vanderbilt basketball program is in for a very big recruiting weekend, with three five-star players expected to be on campus for the Commodores’ football game against No. 1-ranked Alabama.

Romeo Langford, one of the top five prospects in the 2018 recruiting class, will take his first official visit this weekend and Nashville is the destination, his father told the Herald-Leader earlier this week. Langford — a 6-foot-5 player from New Albany, Ind. — includes the Dores on his list of seven schools.

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5-star recruit Garland includes UK on list of finalists

 Posted by at 7:04 PM on July 21, 2017  Comments Off on 5-star recruit Garland includes UK on list of finalists
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Darius Garland, the No. 1-ranked point guard in the class of 2018, included UK among his top six schools Friday.

Garland, who picked up a scholarship offer from the Wildcats earlier this week, listed Kentucky, Duke, Indiana, Kansas, UCLA and Vanderbilt as his top schools. The 6-foot-1 prospect from Nashville is considered the No. 1 point guard in his class, according to the 247Sports composite rankings.

Kentucky is also pursuing five-star point guard Immanuel Quickley, who has repeatedly named the Wildcats as the favorite in his recruitment and played for Coach John Calipari on the USA Basketball U19 squad earlier this month in Egypt.

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New UK basketball offer for the class of 2018

 Posted by at 1:22 PM on July 16, 2017  Comments Off on New UK basketball offer for the class of 2018
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Five-star class of 2018 point guard Darius Garland tweeted Sunday afternoon that he has received a scholarship offer from Kentucky.

Garland — a 6-foot-1 prospect from the Nashville area — is the No. 1 point guard and No. 8 overall player in the class of 2018, according to the 247Sports composite rankings. He has several other major scholarship offers, and Duke and Vanderbilt are the two schools that have generated the most buzz in his recruitment in recent weeks.

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UK not showing much interest in No. 1 point guard

 Posted by at 2:02 AM on April 29, 2017  Comments Off on UK not showing much interest in No. 1 point guard
Apr 292017
 

INDIANAPOLIS — He’s the No. 1 point guard in the recruiting class of 2018, according to the 247Sports composite rankings, but Darius Garland said Friday night that he’s barely heard from the University of Kentucky.

Garland — a 6-foot-1 prospect from Brentwood, Tenn. — said John Calipari did come to one of his games this past season, and UK’s coaches have been in contact with his high school coach a couple of times, but that’s been about it.

“Nothing really,” he said. “They have all the guards that they need. They have great, great guards, actually.”

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Calipari watches UK signee, possible 2018 target

 Posted by at 11:30 PM on January 4, 2017  Comments Off on Calipari watches UK signee, possible 2018 target
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UK Coach John Calipari was in Tennessee on Wednesday night to watch a game featuring Wildcats signee Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and possible class of 2018 target Darius Garland.

Scout.com’s Evan Daniels first reported the UK coach’s trip.

Gilgeous-Alexander — one of UK’s five commitments for the class of 2017 — scored 13 points and helped lead Hamilton Heights to a 56-52 victory over Brentwood Academy.

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