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July 3, 2020

Kentucky has reached out to ND Okafor, a 2022 power forward from Ireland

Zack Geoghegan 8:00pm July 3, 2020 7/3/20

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Kentucky Basketball is embracing the trend of bringing aboard budding international hoopers, and another addition could be on the way. According to Jake Weingarten of Stockrisers, the Kentucky coaching staff has reached out to ND Okafor, a power forward in the class of 2022 who hails from the Republic of Ireland. Kentucky has reached out to…

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Sources Say Podcast Ep. 48: Skyy Clark joins the show to discuss Kentucky offer, break down recruitment

Jack Pilgrim 5:30pm July 3, 2020 7/3/20 Comments Disabled

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KSR’s Jack Pilgrim is joined by Travis Graf and David Sisk of Cats Illustrated for episode 48 of the Sources Say Podcast, where the trio of recruiting insiders speak with 2022 five-star guard Skyy Clark about receiving his highly-anticipated offer from Kentucky. The Sources Say crew begins the show by talking to Clark about his…

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Maker is highest-ranked HBCU commit, hopes to start a movement

Drew Franklin 12:23pm July 3, 2020 7/3/20

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Makur Maker’s surprise commitment shouldn’t really be a surprise at all. It’s 4 a.m. and Makur Maker just committed to Howard From a basketball standpoint, yes, it’s odd to see a five-star talent pick Howard University over the likes of Kentucky, UCLA, Memphis and many others. The G League, too. Maker is the highest-ranked player…

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It’s 4 a.m. and Makur Maker just committed to Howard

Drew Franklin 4:09am July 3, 2020 7/3/20

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Hours after announcing he will make his decision next week, 2020 star Makur Maker announced his commitment to Howard University. He chose the HBCU over Kentucky, UCLA and Memphis in hopes of starting an HBCU movement, he says. I was the 1st to announce my visit to Howard & other started to dream “what if”.…

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July 2, 2020

Kentucky offers 2022 five-star guard Skyy Clark

Jack Pilgrim 9:15pm July 2, 2020 7/2/20

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John Calipari made a significant move on the recruiting trail Thursday evening. In a Zoom conference call with the entire Kentucky coaching staff, 2022 five-star prospect Skyy Clark received a scholarship, making him the first guard in the rising junior class to earn an offer from the program. “Man what a week it’s been,” Clark…

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Makur Maker will announce college decision next week, Kentucky included among finalists

Jack Pilgrim 6:13pm July 2, 2020 7/2/20

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2020 five-star center Makur Maker is set to make his college decision next week. This afternoon, the 6-foot-11 center announced this afternoon he will be choosing between four schools: Howard, UCLA, Kentucky and Memphis. I’ll be deciding my College destination next week. My final 4 colleges are Howard, UCLA, Kentucky, and Memphis. #MakerMob — Makur…

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LOOK: BJ Boston is working out in the Joe Craft Center

Jack Pilgrim 5:30pm July 2, 2020 7/2/20 Comments Disabled

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Not only is the Kentucky basketball team back on campus, they’re also back in the gym. This afternoon, UK freshman guard BJ Boston posted a short clip on his Instagram story underneath one of Kentucky’s championship banners in the Joe Craft Center. “First day out,” Boston said following the mid-day workout. Check out the short…

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July 1, 2020

Rivals picks Kentucky to land Jaden Hardy, Paolo Banchero, and Brandon Huntley-Hatfield

Jack Pilgrim 6:30pm July 1, 2020 7/1/20

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It’s no secret Kentucky has been in solid position with five-star recruiting targets Paolo Banchero, Jaden Hardy, and Brandon Huntley-Hatfield for months now, both publicly and behind the scenes. Today, though, Corey Evans of Rivals.com took it a step further by projecting all three to Kentucky in the class of 2021. Hardy has long been…

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Five-star point guard from Franklin County chooses Lady Vols over Kentucky

Zack Geoghegan 6:00pm July 1, 2020 7/1/20

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They made the final cut, but Kentucky couldn’t manage to hold onto a highly-coveted in-state recruit. On Sunday afternoon five-star point guard from the class of 2021, Brooklynn Miles, announced her intentions to attend the Tennessee Volunteers Women’s Basketball program. The Richmond, KY native chose the Lady Vols over the Wildcats, along with Purdue, Miami…

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June 29, 2020

Evan Daniels hired as college basketball agent

Jack Pilgrim 5:30pm June 29, 2020 6/29/20 Comments Disabled

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Evan Daniels is hanging up his recruiting boots in favor of becoming an agent. This afternoon, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski broke the news that Creative Artists Agency LLC, one of the most influential sports agencies in the nation, has hired Daniels as an agent in its college basketball coaching division. “CAA is hiring Evan Daniels to become…

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July 10, 2020

Top prospect Jonathan Kuminga will announce basketball future on July 16

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm July 10, 2020 7/10/20

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After a relatively wild ride, Jonathan Kuminga’s “recruitment” is about to come to an end. On Friday afternoon, the No. 4 ranked prospect in the class of 2020 according to ESPN announced that he will make his decision regarding his basketball future on Thursday, July 16 at 2 p.m. EST. Unfortunately, it is widely thought that…

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July 8, 2020

Skyy Clark coming to King of the Bluegrass tournament

Drew Franklin 10:00am July 8, 2020 7/8/20

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One of Kentucky’s top targets on the high school recruiting trail will be playing in Kentucky later this year. Skyy Clark, the five-star guard who recently earned a scholarship offer from John Calipari, is one of many young basketball stars whose high school team will participate in the King of the Bluegrass tournament. Jason Frakes…

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July 7, 2020

Jada Walker fits the mold of a Matthew Mitchell point guard

Zack Geoghegan 7:00pm July 7, 2020 7/7/20 Comments Disabled

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Matthew Mitchell knows exactly what he’s looking for when he recruits a point guard. There are a few traits, in particular, that the Kentucky Women’s Basketball head coach appears to seek out; impressive quickness, a nose for defense, and a motor that doesn’t know how to stop. Taylor Murray, Jaida Roper, and now Chasity Patterson,…

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Kentucky in “daily” contact with seven-foot Hawaiian center

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:30pm July 7, 2020 7/7/20

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Even while he’s in Jamaica for his birthday and honeymoon, Jack Pilgrim brings the scoop. This morning, our basketball recruiting insider shared this interesting tidbit about a new name on the scene in the 2022 class. A source tells Jack that the Kentucky coaching staff is in constant contact with Hawaiian center Sage Tolentino, who…

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WATCH: New Highlights from UK Target Brandon Huntley-Hatfield

Nick Roush 1:00pm July 7, 2020 7/7/20 Comments Disabled

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The Nike EYBL and other major grassroots basketball leagues were canceled this summer by coronavirus. That has not stopped other basketball events from taking place in states with fewer COVID-19 restrictions. Over the weekend in Atlanta, The Tipoff Classic hosted Kentucky target Brandon Huntley-Hatfield. A 6-foot-8 power forward in the class of 2022, 247 Sports…

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July 4, 2020

Skyy Clark discusses highly anticipated Kentucky offer, breaks down recruitment with KSR

Jack Pilgrim 7:00pm July 4, 2020 7/4/20

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John Calipari made a significant move on the recruiting trail this week, extending his very first scholarship offer of the summer to a high-profile prospect in the class of 2022. In a Zoom conference call with the entire Kentucky coaching staff Thursday evening, 2022 five-star prospect Skyy Clark received a scholarship, making him the first…

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Skyy Clark says Kentucky offer is a “huge blessing,” moment “didn’t even seem real”

Jack Pilgrim 3:15pm July 4, 2020 7/4/20

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2022 five-star guard Skyy Clark’s genuine interest in the Kentucky basketball program is nothing new, both publicly and behind the scenes. After being rumored as an early Kentucky lean, the 6-foot-3 point guard joined KSR’s Sources Say back in February to discuss his interest in the Wildcats, where he confirmed the pro-UK speculation. “They are…

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Skyy Clark preparing academically for a potential reclassification to 2021

Jack Pilgrim 1:30pm July 4, 2020 7/4/20

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One of the top prospects in the class of 2022 is strongly considering a reclassification to 2021. Five-star guard Skyy Clark, who received an offer from Kentucky this week, tells KSR that he is planning on taking his junior and senior classes at the same time this coming year to prepare for a potential jump.…

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Today on KSR: Happy Independence Day!

Jack Pilgrim 10:00am July 4, 2020 7/4/20

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Who’s ready for some warm weather, relaxation, and hot dog eating contests on this beautiful Fourth of July holiday? Better yet, who’s ready for warm weather, relaxation, hot dog eating contests, and real-life basketball on your televisions? If you’re a fan of any or all of the above – you’re lying if you say you’re not…

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July 3, 2020

Oddsmakers believe Makur Maker’s decision to attend Howard could spark a trend

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm July 3, 2020 7/3/20

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Makur Maker, a five-star prospect in the class of 2020, committing to Howard was a shock to most of the collegiate basketball world. For some, they see it as the start of a possible trend. Drew Franklin touched on this earlier today, but now betting money is getting involved. Kristian Winfield, who covers the Brooklyn…

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