There is no debate that John Calipari isn’t one of the best recruiters in college basketball — year in and year out Cal brings in the nation’s top talent to play for the Kentucky Wildcats.
One of Cal’s biggest targets in the class of 2014 is 6-foot-11 center Myles Turner out of Texas. Turner is a 5-star prospect according to Rivals who boasts an elite offer list, so many top programs will be working hard to secure his commitment.
In addition to being a great basketball player, Turner is a very candid writer — he writes his own blog for USA Today, where he discusses basketball and recruiting. In his latest post, he talked about interactions with some of the nation’s best coaches, including Calipari:
Like Coach (John) Calipari is really laid back. He told me straight-up: “Myles I’m a 50-year-old man and you’re a teenager; there’s nothing we can talk about every day. I’m not gonna be calling you seven days a week.” I really liked that. He just told me that he really wants me and he knows