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WATCH: Tyler Herro’s Final Days Before Departing for UK

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Last week Tyler Herro joined his teammates on campus at the University of Kentucky.  Before he made the trip from Wisconsin to Lexington, Herro opened his door to camera crews.

During the 12-minute documentary, Herro explained why he chose to leave his home state school to play for Kentucky.  Among the many reasons, playing for Hall of Fame coach John Calipari was near the top.

“Coach Cal reminds me of my Dad,” Herro said.  “When I was little, my Dad was on me 24/7, screaming at me, making sure I was working hard.  Now that I have Coach Cal and Coach Payne, they’re going to point out the little things that will hopefully get me to the next level.”

You’ve seen basketball highlights from Herro.  Now let the Overtime mini-documentary help you get to know the person who wears the jersey.

Voted “Most Unforgettable” in his senior class, you’ll see his final days of high school.  There’s a senior prank, he makes a trip to the barber shop and goes sneaker shopping with his friends.  There are fun, upbeat moments at his going-away party, and emotional moments after his graduation.  It all gives you a better idea of who will be wearing the Kentucky blue and white this fall.

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Article written by Nick Roush

"Look upon the doughnut, and not upon the hole." @RoushKSR

11 Comments for WATCH: Tyler Herro’s Final Days Before Departing for UK



  1. ScottGreene22
    6:13 pm June 16, 2018 Permalink

    Awesome video and really hope this kid ends up being the player all of UKs opponents want to hate on!!! Kid should get many chances too shine this season!!!



  2. Cats4lyfe
    6:36 pm June 16, 2018 Permalink

    Met him at the Father/Son Camp this weekend. He’s a good kid!



  3. chris43
    6:50 pm June 16, 2018 Permalink

    Stroke it up this season Herro! Welcome to BBN baby! ???



  4. michaelb
    8:48 pm June 16, 2018 Permalink

    Hope he hits 100 3s this season



    • Luether
      10:26 pm June 16, 2018 Permalink

      Doubtful. My sources say that Cal will likely Jon Hood him…



    • BBNDan7
      1:09 pm June 17, 2018 Permalink

      Well Jon hood was terrible so



    • michaelb
      1:39 pm June 17, 2018 Permalink

      Yea I hope not Luther . Let’s hope for more of a devin booker type role. Remember Zion saying he was colossally under rated



  5. check
    10:04 pm June 16, 2018 Permalink

    Really like this video. Excellent work, Herro!



  6. maxblackanvil
    10:41 pm June 16, 2018 Permalink

    From what I’ve seen, I really like this kid. Hope he gets some playing time.



  7. StuckinLville
    3:42 am June 17, 2018 Permalink

    Jon Hood was not as good as Herro.