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


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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ESPN updates all basketball recruiting rankings

 Posted by at 3:33 PM on June 24, 2019  Comments Off on ESPN updates all basketball recruiting rankings
Jun 242019

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ESPN updated its basketball recruiting rankings for the classes of 2020, 2021 and 2022 on Monday, and likely Southern Cal commitment Evan Mobley is the top prospect in the next senior class.

Mobley — a post player from California — has not committed to the Trojans yet, but his father is an assistant coach at USC and his older brother, five-star recruit Isaiah Mobley, will be a freshman there this season. and 247Sports also rank Evan Mobley as the top player in 2020.

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