Originally posted on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 9/17/13
With Rick Pitino losing commitments from two of the top point guards in the 2014 class in a matter of six weeks, some are speculating that Pitino and his staff will start to target other available guards. One name in particular that has been mentioned is Isaiah Whitehead, a 6-foot-4 scoring guard from Brooklyn, N.Y. Whitehead had been a Louisville target for quite some time, but once Pitino got commitments from Shaqquan Aaron and JaQuan Lyle, the staff’s interest in the New York native dwindled. Although there was still some communication from both sides, Louisville hasn’t actively recruited Whitehead in recent months. According to Paul Biancardi of ESPN, even with Lyle no longer committed to Louisville; Whitehead isn’t likely to become a target. At this point, James Blackmon Jr. appears to be the only guard in the 2014 class that Louisville is recruiting. He took an unofficial visit to Louisville earlier this month and is also considering Kentucky and Michigan. A lot could change f...
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