Originally written on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 9/9/12
Today is the first day of the open contact period where recruiters can make in-person contact with prospects. As I mentioned earlier this week, Rick Pitino is in Florida visiting with Chris Jones, a JUCO point guard at Northwest Florida State College. However, Jones isn’t the only prospect that earned a visit from the future hall-of-fame coach this afternoon. While in the sunshine state, Pitino also made a trip to Montverde Academy to see 7-foot-1 center Joel Embiid. The Cameroon native claims to have left the workout with a scholarship offer from Pitino. Embiid, a 3-star prospect is considered to be one of the biggest sleepers in the 2013 class. He has only been playing organized basketball for a little over 18-months. Embiid had a solid summer playing with the prestigious Florida Rams AAU club. He moves very well for a man his size and already has developed into a solid shot-blocker. Offensively he is still very raw but he’s in the early stages of a developing post-game. Embid i...
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