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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
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The Kentucky Wildcats receiving core got a little deeper on Tuesday afternoon with a commitment from 4-star wide receiver Blake Bone. He becomes the 8th 4-star commitment for the Wildcats, and the 11th 4-star commitment in two classes for Mark Stoops. Bone had offers from Arkansas, Ole Miss, South Carolina, Louisville, Clemson, and Nebraska. Blake Bone stands at 6-foot-5 and 183...
Wayne Turner has been hired as an assistant coach at Louisvillle, where he will reunite with Rick Pitino.
Turner played under Pitino at Kentucky from 1996 and 1998, helping the Wildcats reach three consecutive NCAA championship games.
Turner worked on John Calipari's staff in 2010-11 while earning his undergraduate degree.
SCPrepNation.com was on location for 2014 wide receiver Blake Bone's press conference today as he announced for the Kentucky Wildcats. Come inside to see some of the images captured by SCPrepNation.com in Woodruff.
Blake Bone is rated 3-stars currently on Scout.com but at 6'5 with superb athleticism, speed, and ball skills he may be a tad underrated still as on Tuesday he made his decision giving his verbal commitment to the Kentucky Wildcats. Come inside with SCPrepNationTV to see Bone make his choice during his presser in the Woodruff High School Media Center...