Chicago (Ill.) St. Rita 5-star junior guard Charles Matthews says he didn’t always dream of playing for Kentucky.
His dream school growing up was actually North Carolina. But he did dream of playing for John Calipari.
“My dream school was North Carolina but I always liked Coach Cal,” Matthews told CatsPause.com following his commitment to the Wildcats Wednesday. “If I wasn’t going to North Carolina, I wanted to play for Coach Cal.”
Matthews is also well aware of Calipari’s history of and success with Chicago guys including Derrick Rose and Anthony Davis.
“He’s done a lot for Chicago so I hope I can be the next one.”
The 6-foot-6 guard is ranked as the No. 12 overall prospect and top shooting guard in the country according to the 247Sports Composite.
For Matthews’ in-depth breakdown of his UK commitment, visit CatsPause.com.