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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