Another class of 2020 star lands an offer from Calipari

 Posted by at 5:31 PM on October 2, 2018  Comments Off on Another class of 2020 star lands an offer from Calipari
Oct 022018
 

RJ Hampton

Five-star guard RJ Hampton landed a scholarship offer from Kentucky on Tuesday, becoming the seventh player in the 2020 class to confirm such an offer from the Wildcats.

This one wasn’t a surprise. Hampton has long been one of the top stars in the 2020 class and was actually the first prospect from that group to have an in-home visit with John Calipari last month, meeting with the UK coach just a few days into the fall recruiting period.

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Calipari visits with recruit from the class of 2020

 Posted by at 5:34 PM on September 12, 2018  Comments Off on Calipari visits with recruit from the class of 2020
Sep 122018
 

RJ Hampton

John Calipari and UK assistant coach Tony Barbee were in Texas on Wednesday to check in on RJ Hampton, one of the top recruits in the class of 2020.

Calipari has been all over the country since the fall recruiting period began Sunday, primarily meeting with prospects from the 2019 class. The UK coach uses this recruiting window to establish early relationships with younger players, however, and his visit to Hampton so early in the week shows that the 6-foot-4 guard should be considered a major UK target moving forward.

Kentucky, Duke and Kansas are among the many programs that have been tracking Hampton, who is the No. 5 overall recruit in the 2020 class, according to the 247Sports composite rankings.

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Top basketball recruit says he will not reclassify

 Posted by at 11:07 AM on August 31, 2018  Comments Off on Top basketball recruit says he will not reclassify
Aug 312018
 

RJ Hampton

Five-star guard RJ Hampton announced on social media Friday that he intends to stay in the class of 2020, following months of speculation that he would move to the 2019 class in an attempt to play college basketball next season.

Hampton — a 6-foot-4 prospect from Little Elm, Texas — was one of the top stars on the Under Armour circuit this past summer and is considered to be the No. 4 overall recruit in the 2020 class, according to the 247Sports composite rankings.

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