Originally written on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 2/4/13

LOUISVILLE, KY - NOVEMBER 11: Rick Pitino the Head Coach of the Louisville Cardinals gives instructions to his team during the exhibition game against the Kentucky Wesleyan Panthers at the KFC Yum! Center on November 11, 2010 in Louisville, Kentucky. Louisville won 96-54. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
Rick Pitino and the Louisville Cardinals had a surprise visitor yesterday afternoon as they defeated No. 25 Marquette 70-51 at the KFC Yum! Center. Trey Lyles, a 6-foot-10 235-pound power forward from Indianapolis was in attendance yesterday for an unofficial visit. Lyles is rated as a 5-star prospect and is considered to be one of the top overall players in the 2014 class. He was previously verbally committed to Indiana, but decided to reopen his recruitment over the summer. The night before traveling to Louisville, Lyles scored 22-points and grabbed 10-rebounds for Arsenal Tech as they defeated Warren Central 65-59. This was Lyles’ second unofficial visit to Louisville. He also took an unofficial visit to Kentucky in October. Louisville, Kentucky, Ohio State, Duke, Florida and UCLA (in no particular order) appear to be the top schools in pursuit of Lyles.
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