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Jerry Meyer Picks 5 For Kentucky in 2014

Recent rumbling about the Kentucky recruiting class for 2014 have been a bit down. Several have said it could be the first time Cal doesn’t land the number one class. The staff hasn’t felt as confident so they have cast a wider net and have started looking at prospects they normally wouldn’t. Th notion was the Cats would land a good class but it wouldn’t be the best one in all the land. Then the peach jam happened. The peach jam is the biggest AAU event of the summer an offers the first real idea of where some of these guys may end up. Interesting that Jerry Meyer of 247 flipped some of these guys to Kentucky once the event drew to a close. Guys like:

Rashad Vaughn: Meyer has picked Vaughn to be a Cat since early June despite a strong push from Dick Pitino at Minnesota.

Stanley Johnson: Meyer picked the Cats yesterday for the California kid but there is still a chance he could end up out west.

Trey Lyles: Despite comments earlier this week about the Louisville Cardinals it looks like Lyles may be back on board with the Cats. Especially after Lyles clarified what he said and read Mrs. TT’s NBA post I’d assume.

Emmanuel Mudiay: Meyer is still picking the Cats to land the top point guard in the class.


Those four would join Karl Towns to give Kentucky 5 guys in the top 15 and another number 1 class. When you then factor in players like Marcus Lee or Dakari Johnson possibly returning then the Cats could be challenging for another banner. How satisfied would you be if Kentucky ends up with that class?




Article written by Andrew Cassady

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10 Comments for Jerry Meyer Picks 5 For Kentucky in 2014

  1. H. Uh
    5:41 pm July 14, 2013 Permalink

    Say what?

    We’ve been fed Karl Towns.

    For, pert near forever.

    This makes no sense.

  2. Seven Eight Nine
    5:48 pm July 14, 2013 Permalink

    Sounds like a great class. Id be very satisfied.

    #1 whats the problem?

  3. tim hyden
    5:49 pm July 14, 2013 Permalink

    Anybody who isn’t satisfied with that class is spoiled and stupid.

  4. kycatman
    5:50 pm July 14, 2013 Permalink

    Hopefully with this class we will be looking at another Title but, we have to get #9 first!!!! Go Cal!!!!!!!! Go Cats!!!!!!!!

  5. NL
    6:01 pm July 14, 2013 Permalink

    I like it, but I really hope we get Devin Booker. He seems like Doron Lamb 2.0 to me

  6. Banner first program
    6:27 pm July 14, 2013 Permalink

    I wouldn’t care if the players were the 3 stooges and 2 smurfs. As long as they gel together and the top goal is to hang another banner at all cost, and its achieved. Consider me very satisfied.

  7. rainman
    6:49 pm July 14, 2013 Permalink

    Works for me!

  8. Greg
    7:02 pm July 14, 2013 Permalink

    Sounds pretty good. Any chance we get Mudiay & Perkins? I really like Devim Booker too, looks like a lights out shooter, I would def be happy with he or Vaughn

  9. BBN
    7:51 pm July 14, 2013 Permalink

    Harrison twins stated in their announcement that they would play four years. Anyone think this will hold true?

  10. eric
    8:50 pm July 14, 2013 Permalink

    Haha, no bbn. There is absolutely no way.