UK Coach John Calipari is due in Texas on Wednesday for a visit with five-star guard RJ Hampton, according to a report from Rivals.com national analyst Corey Evans on Tuesday night.
Hampton — one of the top guards in high school basketball — is the No. 5 overall prospect in the 2020 class, but he is widely expected to reclassify to 2019 and play college ball next season. He has narrowed his recruitment to Kentucky, Kansas, Duke and Memphis.
Evans is predicting Hampton ends up at Kansas, with Memphis as the top competition, though Calipari’s planned visit is evidence that Kentucky will not be giving up on his recruitment despite the roster presence of five-star point guards Ashton Hagans, Tyrese Maxey and Immanuel Quickley for next season.
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