Since John Calipari arrived in Lexington and recruited his Mega-Class 1.0, one of its original members has unfortunately flown under the radar. However today he leaped (did you like how I did that….”flew” under the radar and then “leaped” over the…well you get it), back into the consciousness of the Big Blue Nation, as Jon Hood won the state high jump title. The win got the praise of one John Calipari and reaffirmed what Hood supporters have long known, mainly that he has the athleticism and overall basketball ability to be able to succeed in Calipari’s system. Hood becomes the most recent UK basketball star with a successful track and field background (who knows the last one?) and reminds us all that in this talk about the great class, there are six that can play.
We here at KSR give Jon Hood a big salute and are excited to see what the MOP will do when he arrives on campus for this summer’s mega pickup games.