Calipari sees top basketball recruit Paolo Banchero

 Posted by at 11:38 PM on February 12, 2020  Comments Off on Calipari sees top basketball recruit Paolo Banchero
Feb 122020
 

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Kentucky Coach John Calipari made the trip to Washington on Wednesday night to see five-star forward Paolo Banchero, one of the Wildcats’ top targets in the 2021 class.

Banchero — a 6-foot-9 prospect from Seattle — is the No. 4 overall player in the 2021 class, according to the 247Sports composite rankings, and he was one of the first recruits in that group to land a Kentucky scholarship offer.

On Wednesday night, the star forward scored 29 points in front of Calipari, who has made several trips to Seattle over the past few months. Kentucky is battling home-state Washington, as well as Duke, North Carolina, Tennessee and others for Banchero’s commitment.

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Top-five recruit will be at UK for Big Blue Madness

 Posted by at 4:55 PM on August 20, 2019  Comments Off on Top-five recruit will be at UK for Big Blue Madness
Aug 202019
 

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Five-star power forward Paolo Banchero announced dates for five upcoming official visits, and Kentucky will host the highly touted prospect for a trip on Big Blue Madness weekend.

Banchero — a 6-foot-9 player from Seattle — also revealed official visit plans for North Carolina (Sept. 27-29), Duke (Oct. 17-20), Tennessee (Oct. 25-27) and Gonzaga (Jan. 18-19). The UK trip will come one week before his Duke visit, and Big Blue Madness is set for Oct. 11.

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Elite basketball recruit says UK a lock to get visit soon

 Posted by at 9:04 PM on July 28, 2019  Comments Off on Elite basketball recruit says UK a lock to get visit soon
Jul 282019
 

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Five-star forward Paolo Banchero talked to HoopSeen.com about his recruitment from this weekend’s USA Basketball training camp in Colorado Springs, and it’s clear Kentucky is one of the schools at the top of his list as he heads toward his junior season of high school.

Banchero — a 6-foot-9 prospect from Seattle — is the No. 5 overall player in the 2021 class, according to the 247Sports composite rankings, and he earned a UK scholarship offer last month after being named the most valuable player of the NBPA Top 100 Camp.

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