As 2015 recruiting heats up, another name we need to keep an eye on is Cheick Diallo, a 6’9″ power forward originally from Mali. Diallo plays for Our Savior New American School in Centereach, New York, and is considered the 2nd best power forward and the sixth overall player in the 2015 class by 247 Sports Composite. And now, John Calipari and staff are calling. In the latest 247 Sports “Cats Confidential,” Chris Fisher writes that both Calipari and Slice Rohrssen checked in on Diallo this week:
Although there are many quality options among big men at the top of the 2015 class, after making the hire of Barry “Slice” Rohrssen official Thursday, I expect Kentucky to heavily pursue Centereach (N.Y.) Our Savior New American School 5-star power forward Cheick Diallo.
Both Calipari and Rohrssen called about Diallo this week.
Judge Cheick’s skills for yourself: