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Potential UK target reclassifies to 2015


Fort Wayne (Ind.) Homestead big man Caleb Swanigan is no stranger to playing up.

Just a rising junior, Swanigan (6-8, 265) ┬áhas been playing up on the 17U Indiana-based Spiece AAU travel team on the Nike EYBL circuit, where he’s averaging 19.0 points, 11.2 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game and has recorded a double-double in seven of eight outings thus far this spring.

That kind of play led Swanigan to announce via Twitter Monday what many had been suspecting for weeks: the former 2016 5-star prospect will reclassify to 2015.

It had been rumored last month that Kentucky had offered Swanigan, but he says the UK staff reached out to him recently and said they would accept his commitment regardless of class.

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Article written by Chris Fisher

13 responses to “Potential UK target reclassifies to 2015”

  1. Yup

    I live in FT Wayne, seen him play…he’s legit.

  2. Blue Logic

    UL, Duke, Minnesota and Florida are in the mix too..Pitino and little Ricky are good friends with his Dad..

    1. Man!

      I sure hope the Pitino’s don’t out-recruit Cal agai- wait……..

  3. MadTex

    Looks a little lazy there in his defensive stance……wouldn’t fit well with the UK system….looks like a bum actually.

  4. Fishy

    It always seems shady when a kid reclassifies.

    1. Yeah...

      That’s what fans of little brother schools say….

  5. Michael F. Jox

    Cool but when did he reclassify from the 1998 class to the 2016 class in the first place? Dude’s got that Greg Oden syndrome.

  6. Dakari Johnson says...

    yeah, not sure why anyone would reclassify unless something was up…smh

  7. Futurama Fry

    Not sure if really fat, or really muscular.

  8. Blue

    Looks like a clone of Johnny O’Bryant.

  9. Boilercat

    Live in area. Kid is an athlete. Alabama made a visit to his high school to look at him for football. He is a beast of a defensive lineman, as well. Smart kid that is athletic and physical. I’d take him.

  10. Tom Crean

    ………………What about me and IU?

  11. mothy

    Teeny hands. He got teeny, teeny hands!