Calipari makes a side trip on weekend recruiting trail

 Posted by at 11:58 AM on April 22, 2018  Comments Off on Calipari makes a side trip on weekend recruiting trail
Apr 222018
 

Matthew Hurt

UK Coach John Calipari spent the first two days of this weekend’s live recruiting period in Texas, primarily watching the Wildcats’ top targets on the Nike and Under Armour circuits.

Calipari popped up Sunday morning in the Indianapolis area, however, to check out five-star power forward Matthew Hurt, one of the top players in the class of 2019 and a marquee name on the Adidas circuit this summer.

Hurt — a 6-foot-10 prospect from Minnesota — is the No. 4 overall prospect in the 2019 class, according to the 247Sports rankings. Calipari has hosted him for an unofficial visit to Lexington and extended a scholarship offer in January.

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National analyst logs prediction for Matthew Hurt

 Posted by at 10:32 AM on February 8, 2018  Comments Off on National analyst logs prediction for Matthew Hurt
Feb 082018
 

Matthew Hurt

247Sports national analyst Jerry Meyer logged a Crystal Ball prediction Wednesday in favor of Kansas for five-star basketball recruit Matthew Hurt, one of the handful of prospects from the class of 2019 with an early scholarship offer from Kentucky.

Hurt — a 6-foot-10 forward from Minnesota — plays on the Adidas circuit and is one of the top post scorers in the country. The versatile junior is ranked by 247Sports as the No. 4 overall player in the 2019 class.

UK Coach John Calipari visited Hurt in December and extended a UK scholarship offer then. Hurt was also in Lexington last fall for an unofficial visit to UK’s campus.

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Top 5 basketball recruit visited UK on Thursday

 Posted by at 9:56 PM on September 28, 2017  Comments Off on Top 5 basketball recruit visited UK on Thursday
Sep 282017
 

Matthew Hurt

Five-star basketball recruit Matthew Hurt took an unofficial visit to Kentucky on Thursday, the Herald-Leader has learned.

Hurt — a 6-foot-10 power forward — already has scholarship offers from Duke, Kansas, North Carolina and several other top programs. He was the first player in his class to receive a scholarship offer from Duke.

He is expected to visit Indiana, which has also offered, later this week.

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UK assistant seeing another five-star recruit Tuesday

 Posted by at 11:49 PM on December 12, 2016  Comments Off on UK assistant seeing another five-star recruit Tuesday
Dec 122016
 
Matthew Hurt

Matthew Hurt

UK assistant coach Joel Justus is expected to be in Minnesota on Tuesday night to see five-star forward Matthew Hurt, one of the top basketball prospects in the class of 2019.

Hurt — a 6-foot-8 prospect from Rochester, Minn. — already has scholarship offers from Kansas, North Carolina, Louisville, Arizona and several other top schools. Assistant coaches from UNC and Louisville are also expected to be at his game Tuesday night.

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