Originally posted on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 9/18/13
In early August, Rick Pitino had commitments from three of the top guards in the 2014 class. Six weeks later, both JaQuan Lyle and Quentin Snider have decommitted and Shaqquan Aaron is now the only current back-court commitment for Louisville. While there have been some rumblings about other guards in the 2014 class that Louisville may target with Lyle and Snider out of the picture, at this point, former Indiana commit James Blackmon Jr. appears to be the only guard that the Louisville staff is pursuing. Blackmon, a 6-foot-3, guard from Marion, IN., took an unofficial visit to Louisville in late August. Since his decommitment from Indiana, Blackmon has become one of the hottest names on the recruiting trail. Louisville, Kentucky, Indiana and Michigan at one point appeared to be the only schools on the radar for Blackmon, but Kansas head coach Bill Self offered him scholarship earlier this week during an in home visit. Kentucky head coach John Calipari also had an in-home visit with ...
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