National analyst logs prediction for Matthew Hurt

 Posted by at 10:32 AM on February 8, 2018  Comments Off on National analyst logs prediction for Matthew Hurt
Feb 082018

Matthew Hurt

247Sports national analyst Jerry Meyer logged a Crystal Ball prediction Wednesday in favor of Kansas for five-star basketball recruit Matthew Hurt, one of the handful of prospects from the class of 2019 with an early scholarship offer from Kentucky.

Hurt — a 6-foot-10 forward from Minnesota — plays on the Adidas circuit and is one of the top post scorers in the country. The versatile junior is ranked by 247Sports as the No. 4 overall player in the 2019 class.

UK Coach John Calipari visited Hurt in December and extended a UK scholarship offer then. Hurt was also in Lexington last fall for an unofficial visit to UK’s campus.

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Major UK target now ranked No. 1 by

 Posted by at 12:00 PM on September 19, 2017  Comments Off on Major UK target now ranked No. 1 by
Sep 192017


James Wiseman — the first basketball recruit in the class of 2019 to earn a scholarship offer from Kentucky — is now the No. 1 junior in the country, according to the new rankings.

Wiseman — a 6-foot-11 power forward who recently moved from Nashville to Memphis — landed an offer from Coach John Calipari last week, and he was UK assistant coach Joel Justus’ first visit at the start of the fall recruiting period earlier this month.

Kentucky is viewed as the possible early favorite in Wiseman’s recruitment. ESPN also recently moved Wiseman to the No. 1 spot in the 2019 rankings.

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