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Calipari and Barbee straddling courts to watch Trae Young vs. Tremont Waters


After watching John Petty, PJ Washington, Mohamed Bamba, and Quade Green this morning, John Calipari is now doing as John Calipari does, straddling two courts to take in as much action as possible. The main game he’s focusing in on pits two of his point guard targets against one another, as Trae Young and Mokan Elite take on Tremont Waters, Nick Richards, and Expressions Elite.

Trae Young
Point Guard | 6-1 | 170 lbs.
Norman, OK | Norman North
AAU: Mokan Elite
ESPN No. 21 | 2 PG Top247 No. 21 | 3 PG
Rivals No. 13 | 1 PG Scout No. 26 | 3 PG
Tremont Waters
Point Guard | 5-11 | 160 lbs.
New Haven, CT | South Kent
AAU: Expressions Elite
ESPN No. 31 | 5 PG Top247 No. 21 | 2 PG
Rivals No. 39 Scout No. 41 | 10 PG
Nick Richards
Center | 6-11 | 235 lbs.
Manhasset, NY | St. Patrick’s
AAU: Expressions Elite
ESPN No. 8 | 3 C Top247 No. 13 | 2 C
Rivals No. 21 | 5 C Scout No. 31 | 8 C

While Trae Young has been the primary object of UK’s affection at point guard throughout his recruitment, Waters is an intriguing prospect, so this gave could have some major implications down the line. Yesterday, Young dazzled, putting up 26 points, 7 assists, 5 rebounds, and 4 steals in a win over King James, while Waters had 16 points, 7 rebounds, and 7 assists in Expressions Elite’s win over Takeover.

Highlights from Young:

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