Originally posted on StraitPinkie.com  |  Last updated 3/18/13
Roughly around 7:30 Monday night, the ‘Cats were in the midst of practice on the floor at Robert Morris University. The ‘Cats were getting prepared to play the Colonials of the NEC in their game of the NIT Tournament. The RMU campus is somewhat of a homecoming for Kentucky head coach John Calipari. Despite missing the NCAA Tournament, he gets to go back to his hometown of Moon Township, PA. He may have some emotional ties to the area, but he is all business on this trip. Pittsburgh area recruit Ryan Skovranko and three of his teammates were invited to watch the ‘Cats prepare for their matchup with Robert Morris. Skovranko garnered some attention from Calipari a month ago, and now has been invited back by the coach to watch practice. He tweeted the picture below, with the #BBN hashtag. The 6’7” junior has said Kentucky is his favorite school. The under-the-radar recruit is not ranked by any national recruiting services, but has gained interest from Wisconsin, Pittsburgh, Iowa, West Virginia, Virginia Tech, and DePaul. Why is Calipari interested? The kid is 6’7”, and can play like a guard. He has the athletic ability to be a matchup nightmare, and the length to overpower other players at multiple positions.  
MORE FROM YARDBARKER:
One Gotta Go: NFL Legends (and Jose Canseco!) Have No Love For Captain America
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Kaepernick explains why he is protesting national anthem

Dwyane Wade’s cousin shot and killed in Chicago

NFL tries to reduce kick returns, promptly causes more kick returns

San Francisco Giants inching closer to a record they really don’t want

Clint Dempsey undergoing testing for irregular heartbeat

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Troubling details emerge from Jeremy Jeffress' DWI arrest

Chargers would welcome Joey Bosa if he signed contract

Falcons rookie Keanu Neal needs surgery on knee

Jerry Jones unhappy with Ezekiel Elliott's dispensary visit

Texas Tech using fake Twitter accounts to track players

Nike creates custom Air Jordan shoes in tribute to Craig Sager

Heading into the homestretch: 2016 ROY favorites

Premier League notebook: The love affair at Man U

One Gotta Go: NFL legends talking comedians is no joke

It's all about timing: The evolution of the clock in sports

Predicting the unpredictable: Your MTV VMAs rundown

10 great moments in the career of Roberto Duran

Marshall’s first impression of Fitzpatrick: ‘He was terrible’

One Gotta Go: NFL legends bring the hate for fast food

What you need to know about the Champions League draw

Six worst quarterback situations in the NFL

Can the San Francisco Giants bust their teamwide slump?

A look at 2016 college football conference changes

College Basketball News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Premier League notebook: The love affair at Man U

Heading into the homestretch: 2016 ROY favorites

One Gotta Go: NFL legends talking comedians is no joke

It's all about timing: The evolution of the clock in sports

Predicting the unpredictable: Your MTV VMAs rundown

10 great moments in the career of Roberto Duran

The 20 best boxing movies of all time

One Gotta Go: NFL legends bring the hate for fast food

What you need to know about the Champions League draw

Can the San Francisco Giants bust their teamwide slump?

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker