Originally posted on College Spun  |  Last updated 4/18/13
Coach Calipari announced the official signings of Julius Randle, Dakari Johnson and Dominique Hawkins to the highly anticipated class of 2013.   Really excited to let the #BBN know that Julius Randle, Dakari Johnson and Dominique Hawkins have officially joined our five fall signees. — John Calipari (@UKCoachCalipari) April 18, 2013 According to UK Athletics, this is what Cal had to say about each of these players: Calipari on Randle: “He has that will to win that the players I’ve had who have become special have all had.” — Kentucky Athletics(@UKAthleticsNews) April 18, 2013 Calipari on Johnson: “His ability to be a true low-post threat adds an important piece to what our team will really need.” — Kentucky Athletics(@UKAthleticsNews) April 18, 2013 Calipari on Hawkins: “The last player who was named Kentucky Mr. Basketball and won a state title in the same year was Darius Miller.” — Kentucky Athletics(@UKAthleticsNews) April 18, 2013 Coach Cal obviously has his hands full of talent for the upcoming season. And according to his official Twitter account, he’s excited. They know what it takes to win. The size and talent of the group will allow us to have tough, hard-nosed practices … — John Calipari (@UKCoachCalipari) April 18, 2013 … which will carry over to the games. I’m excited for the opportunity to coach this group. — John Calipari (@UKCoachCalipari) April 18, 2013
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