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Dave Telep: Don’t worry about 2012

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Nervous about the lack of committments in the 2012 recruiting class? ESPN’s Dave Telep says don’t be:

“They are not going to get shut out,” Telep said. “They are playing the percentages. They are involved with so many elite guys, they’ll get a couple of nibbles and then finally hook a couple of guys.”

So far, Cal has made inroads with six of the top 10 players on the ESPN.com top 100 and 13 of the top 25 prospects in the 2012 class. Prime targets include:
Shabazz Muhammad (#1)
Andre Drummond (#2)
Mitch McGary (#3)
Brandon Ashley(#5)
Kaleb Tarczewski (#7)
Anthony Bennett (#8)
Archie Goodwin (#14)
DaJuan Coleman (#15)
Alex Poythress (#18)
Devonta Pollard (#21)
Robert Carter (#22)
Ricardo Ledo (#23)
T.J. Warren (#24)

I’m not worried. We have Cal.

Article written by Mrs. Tyler Thompson

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9 Comments for Dave Telep: Don’t worry about 2012



  1. charlie
    3:00 pm August 21, 2011 Permalink

    If we get Shabazz then it’s over.



  2. Catsfoever
    3:31 pm August 21, 2011 Permalink

    In cal we trust! Hopefully the NBA will make the 21 or older rule and the guys on our team right now will stay with the guys we’re going to get next year. Should be a fun next couple of years!



  3. Catsfoever
    3:33 pm August 21, 2011 Permalink

    And (1) @Charlie: your right if we get SHABAZZ gone head an put us down for the title! That dude is a freaking beast!!!



  4. UofL fan
    3:35 pm August 21, 2011 Permalink

    Kyle Kuric is better than all those guys – plus he gets coaching from the best in the business, Caoch P.



  5. you can call me cal
    4:25 pm August 21, 2011 Permalink

    Here it is (complete guess. Just going w my gut). Shabaz, Archie, Coleman, and polythress



  6. catnuts
    4:38 pm August 21, 2011 Permalink

    I think many of these top players are waiting to see if the NBA changes its early entry rules. Of course if they change the rule to say a player has to stay at least 2 years and have it apply to the incoming freshmen then all bets are off on who we could convince to come and compete with Davis, Gilchrist,Teague,Wiltjer. I don’t think you would see UK getting top class every year. It would change to every other year.



  7. GODSAZNO
    4:54 pm August 21, 2011 Permalink

    Calipari get shutout recruiting? Not sign a single player? What the hell is this reporter thinking? Odds are, Cal runs the table again.



  8. UKwayne
    6:00 pm August 21, 2011 Permalink

    7. reading is fundamental



  9. UKwayne
    11:28 pm August 21, 2011 Permalink

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