Calipari checks out UK’s top point guard target

 Posted by at 10:07 AM on February 10, 2018  Comments Off on Calipari checks out UK’s top point guard target
Feb 102018
 

Already in Texas for Saturday night’s game against Texas A&M, UK Coach John Calipari did a little recruiting — watching five-star prospect Tyrese Maxey, the Cats’ top point guard target for the class of 2019.

Calipari has now visited Maxey — a 6-foot-3 player from Garland, Texas — at least three times since October, and Maxey was in Lexington last fall for an unofficial visit to Big Blue Madness.

He’s also considering Michigan State and several others, including Southern Methodist, where his father was recently hired in a support staff role. The Herald-Leader has been told that UK should be considered the frontrunner for Maxey at his point in his recruitment.

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Big Blue Madness visitor lands offer from Kentucky

 Posted by at 2:16 PM on October 14, 2017  Comments Off on Big Blue Madness visitor lands offer from Kentucky
Oct 142017
 

Five-star point guard Tyrese Maxey landed a scholarship offer from Kentucky on Saturday, one day after attending the team’s Big Blue Madness event in Rupp Arena.

Maxey — a 6-foot-3 prospect from Garland, Texas — is the No. 3 point guard and No. 12 overall recruit in the class of 2019, according to the 247Sports composite rankings. Michigan State, Texas and UCLA are among the many other schools that had already extended scholarship offers.

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