UK assistant Antigua scouts 2013 recruit Friday night

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Feb 092013

JACKSON, Ky. — UK assistant coach Orlando Antigua made a trip to eastern Kentucky on Friday night to see 22ft Academy senior wing MiKyle McIntosh.

McIntosh scored just five points in 22ft Academy’s 80-64 victory over Mt. Zion Prep. The uncommitted 2013 recruit injured his knee early in the second quarter and did not score after that. He sat out most of the second period and played about 9 minutes in the second half.

McIntosh acknowledged after the game that he fought through the pain, in part, because Antigua was in the stands.

“I saw him over there,” he said. “I’m disappointed I couldn’t play properly tonight.”

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Feb 042013

UK assistant coach Orlando Antigua will be WAS NOT in Eastern Kentucky on Monday night to check out an under-the-radar 2013 prospect who has received a lot of attention in recent weeks.

MiKyle McIntosh attends Breathitt County High School in Jackson, Ky., but plays for the newly established 22ft Academy, a traveling basketball team comprised primarily of international students.

22ft Academy Coach Ryan Schmidt told the Herald-Leader that UK first contacted him in November about another player on the team — sophomore Jamar Ergas. Antigua called again over the weekend and inquired about McIntosh, who until recently was being scouted mainly by mid-major schools.

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