Found June 15, 2013 on College Spun:
It seems as if there is something in the water at the University of Kentucky. The Wildcats have been on an absolute tear in recruiting lately — but not just in basketball. While the hoops program is one of the most iconic ones in the country and has always recruited well, it’s no secret that Kentucky has one of the worst football programs in the SEC, and is perhaps average at best nationally. But after Mark Stoops has reeled in five 2014 recruits in the past week, fans have been wondering what is convincing top players to pick Kentucky in every sport. John Calipari took to Twitter today and offered his opinion: You want to know why players are picking Kentucky? Here’s what I think: Their families trust us with their child. — John Calipari (@UKCoachCalipari) June 15, 2013 They know we have their child’s interest on the forefront of our minds. It’s players first. — John Calipari (@UKCoachCalipari) June 15, 2013 Lastly, we’re not trying to recruit kids to our style of play. We’re ...

Photo: Kentucky Basketball Releases Jersey Numbers For 2013-14 Season

phil denton via Flickr Every year the Kentucky Wildcats have to bring in a bunch of new talent to the basketball floor — head coach John Calipari has been producing so much NBA talent recently that it can be difficult to replace. However, he is bringing in another stellar recruiting class for the upcoming year, and expectations are sky-high again in Lexington. Today, Kentucky released...

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The nighttime arrival of Kentucky Wildcats pledge Karl Towns Jr. to the NBPA Top 100 created quite a stir at Virginia’s John Paul Jones Arena. As session four of the NBPA Top 100 camp tipped off, all eyes focused on the main court as Towns made his debut against another highly talented young prospect in Skal [...]
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