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— All five LOIs are in for Kentucky’s 2013 basketball recruiting class, but Coach Cal isn’t done signing players. In this afternoon’s pre-Lafayette press conference, Calipari said he expects to sign one or two more guys to the 2013 class. It’s already his fifth straight No. 1 recruiting class at Kentucky and it’s only going to get stronger by the spring signing period.
— Kentucky will likely be without Ryan Harrow again when UK plays Lafayette in its home opener. Cal said Harrow worked out with a strength coach yesterday but he still isn’t ready to go 100%. He added, “I think he’ll be fine. I just want him back.”
— Two areas the team is working on after the Duke loss: Transition offense and helping the help defender. Look for Archie to play more of the two-guard to fuel the fastbreak. Kentucky only had nine fastbreak points Tuesday night.
— Calipari said he wanted more out of Kyle Wiltjer than he saw against Duke. If Wiltjer is only going to score five points on five shots, he’ll see more time on the bench. “He needs to learn to get shots off.”
— “Archie is still playing too fast, he gets himself out of control,” Cal said of Archie Goodwin’s play. “I went through this with Tyreke. He’ll be fine.”
— “I was really happy with Nerlens,” he said when asked about Nerlens leaving his feet to try and block shots. “Nerlens is fine.” Cal just wants the other guys to box out and get rebounds when Noel goes up to block shots.
— And today’s podcast is here, in which Matt talked about Petrino, Harrow and when he lifted weights with Aaron Tippin in high school. I assume he looked like this at the time…