Aidan Igiehon’s Crystal Ball now unanimous for U of L

 Posted by at 10:56 AM on October 6, 2018  Comments Off on Aidan Igiehon’s Crystal Ball now unanimous for U of L
Oct 062018
 

Aidan Igiehon

Louisville now holds 100 percent of the Crystal Ball predictions on the page of Aidan Igiehon, a top-50 post player in the class of 2019.

Igiehon — a native of Ireland who now plays for a high school in New York — recently narrowed his list of schools to U of L, Kentucky, Oregon and St. John’s. He’s already taken official visits to Louisville and Oregon, and he postponed a trip to St. John’s that was scheduled for his weekend.

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Louisville basketball target heading to SEC instead?

 Posted by at 1:06 PM on September 16, 2018  Comments Off on Louisville basketball target heading to SEC instead?
Sep 162018
 

Johnson

Louisville Trinity guard David Johnson has already been committed to the hometown Cardinals once, and the in-state basketball star has been widely expected to ultimately end up in U of L’s 2019 class again down the road.

Mike Hughes, who covers Louisville for 247Sports, logged a Crystal Ball prediction Saturday night in favor of Georgia. Until then, all of the Crystal Ball picks on Johnson’s page had been in favor of the Cardinals.

Georgia is hosting Johnson for an official visit this weekend.

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Some interesting Crystal Ball picks for 2019 recruits

 Posted by at 1:06 PM on September 9, 2018  Comments Off on Some interesting Crystal Ball picks for 2019 recruits
Sep 092018
 

DJ Jeffries

The fall recruiting period begins Sunday, when college coaches will start traveling around the country to meet with their top targets in the 2019 class and beyond.

Heading into that fall recruiting period, there have been a few interesting Crystal Ball predictions related to some of the top prospects in the nation.

Perhaps the most intriguing development regards former UK commitment DJ Jeffries, who was viewed as a near-lock to Memphis in the immediate aftermath of his decommitment from the Wildcats earlier this summer.

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National analyst picks Louisville for Aidan Igiehon

 Posted by at 11:43 AM on September 6, 2018  Comments Off on National analyst picks Louisville for Aidan Igiehon
Sep 062018
 

Aidan Igiehon

Another Crystal Ball prediction has gone Louisville’s way on the 247Sports Crystal Ball page of Aidan Igiehon, one of the top frontcourt players in the class of 2019.

Igiehon — a 6-foot-10 center from Ireland who now plays for a high school in New York — recently cut his list of schools to U of L, Kentucky, Oregon and St. John’s.

247Sports national analyst Brian Snow logged a prediction in Louisville’s favor Wednesday on Igiehon’s Crystal Ball page, which already had pro-Cardinals picks from national analysts Evan Daniels and Josh Gershon.

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National analyst predicting UK for Aidan Igiehon

 Posted by at 11:08 PM on August 28, 2018  Comments Off on National analyst predicting UK for Aidan Igiehon
Aug 282018
 

Aidan Igiehon

Four-star basketball prospect Aidan Igiehon cut his list to four schools Tuesday evening, and it didn’t take long for UK to start getting some positive buzz in his recruitment.

National recruiting analyst Andrew Slater logged a Crystal Ball pick in favor of the Wildcats on Igiehon’s page Tuesday night. The 6-foot-10 frontcourt player from Ireland — now playing for a high school in New York — is also considering Louisville, Oregon and nearby St. John’s.

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Four-star basketball recruit includes UK in final four

 Posted by at 6:57 PM on August 28, 2018  Comments Off on Four-star basketball recruit includes UK in final four
Aug 282018
 

Igiehon

Five-star post player Aidan Igiehon narrowed his recruitment to four schools — including Kentucky — on Tuesday evening.

Igiehon — a 6-foot-10 prospect who plays his high school ball for Woodmere Academy (N.Y.) — said Tuesday that he is down to UK, Louisville, Oregon and St. John’s. The Herald-Leader was told Tuesday evening that UK is keeping in contact with Igiehon, but there has not yet been a formal scholarship offer.

The other three schools on his list have all extended offers.

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Another UK recruiting visit date set for Dontaie Allen

 Posted by at 10:42 AM on July 18, 2018  Comments Off on Another UK recruiting visit date set for Dontaie Allen
Jul 182018
 

Dontaie Allen | Photo by Matt Goins

Pendleton County basketball star Dontaie Allen has scheduled unofficial visits to Kentucky on Aug. 1 and Louisville on Aug. 13.

Allen — a 6-foot-6 wing — had a tremendous start to the July recruiting season with his M.A.T.T.S. Mustangs travel team last week, earning scholarship offers from Louisville, Florida and Auburn and generating continued interest from the UK coaching staff.

It’s possible that UK will extend a scholarship offer during next month’s visit. Last week was the first time that John Calipari had seen Allen play, and the Kentucky head coach was not in Lexington when Allen visited UK last month.

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Is Louisville leading for 5-star UK basketball target?

 Posted by at 12:23 AM on June 28, 2018  Comments Off on Is Louisville leading for 5-star UK basketball target?
Jun 282018
 

Igiehon

Ireland native Aidan Igiehon has been one of the fastest-rising basketball recruits in the class of 2019 this spring, and Louisville could now be well-positioned for his commitment.

Igiehon — a 6-foot-10 power forward now living in New York — is scheduled to visit U of L on Thursday, and 247Sports national recruiting analysts Evan Daniels and Josh Gershon both logged picks in favor of the Cardinals on Igiehon’s Crystal Ball page Wednesday. Daniels is a perfect 18-for-18 with his Crystal Ball picks so far in the 2019 recruiting cycle.

Earlier in the week, national recruiting analysts Andrew Slater and Jerry Meyer logged predictions in favor of St. John’s for Igiehon, who plays on the Under Armour circuit and is ranked by 247Sports as the No. 14 overall prospect in the 2019 class.

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In-state football recruit backs off commitment to UK

 Posted by at 7:12 PM on May 31, 2018  Comments Off on In-state football recruit backs off commitment to UK
May 312018
 

Thirteen days after announcing his commitment to the University of Kentucky, in-state football standout Shawnkel Knight-Goff has re-opened his recruitment.

Knight-Goff — a 6-foot-4, 210-pound defensive lineman from Doss High School in Louisville — is the No. 43 weakside defensive end in the class of 2019, according to the 247Sports rankings.

He announced Thursday night that he’s no longer committed to Kentucky.

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National analyst picking UK for in-state running back

 Posted by at 11:28 AM on May 21, 2018  Comments Off on National analyst picking UK for in-state running back
May 212018
 

Could UK be close to picking up another in-state football recruit?

Over the weekend, 247Sports national analyst Steve Wiltfong logged a Crystal Ball prediction in favor of the Wildcats for three-star running back Aidan Robbins, a highly recruited player out of Manual High in Louisville.

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