Originally written on StraitPinkie.com  |  Last updated 11/11/14

NEW ORLEANS - MARCH 20: Coach John Calipari of the Kentucky Wildcats talks to his team during the second round of the 2010 NCAA men's basketball tournament at the New Orleans Arena on March 20, 2010 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Dave Martin/Getty Images)
John Calipari’s 2013 recruiting class just got even bigger. Dakari Johnson, 2013′s number 1 center and 12th best overall player, committed to the Kentucky Wildcats on ESPN Saturday night after helping lead Montverde Academy to a convincing win over Chicago Simeon. Johnson narrowed his college choices down to Georgetown, Syracuse, and Kentucky much like this year’s current starting center, Nerlens Noel, had last year. Johnson stated he chose Kentucky because of the honesty of the coaching staff and for the opportunity to work hard and develop into a better player. Kentucky currently has 2013′s number 1 recruitng class. Johnson joins the Harrison twins, James Young, Marcus Lee, and Derek Willis.
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