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Calipari visited R.J. Barrett today

After visiting Vernon Carey, the No. 1 overall player in the 2019 class, in Fort Lauderdale yesterday, John Calipari decided to stay in the Sunshine State to check in on the No. 1 player in the 2018 class, R.J. Barrett, today. According to Corey Evans, Cal was at Montverde Academy this afternoon to see the five-star wing, who is coming off official visits to Duke and Kentucky.

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Small Forward 6-7 | 185 lbs. Mississauga, Ont., CAN Montverde/Nike UPlay Canada
ESPN: 1 | 1 SF Top 247: 2 | 2 SF Rivals: 1 Scout: 1 | 1 SF

Barrett heads to Arizona tonight and goes to Oregon on September 23. On September 29, he will wrap up his official visits with a trip to Michigan. Right now, Kentucky and Duke are tied in his 247 Sports Crystal Ball; after trips to Lexington and Durham, Barrett continues to speak glowingly about each.

“I watched Duke and Kentucky a lot growing up because they’re always on TV and they’re the best programs,” he told Adam Zagoria earlier this week. “And I want to be the best.”

Judging by his highlights, he’s got a good shot:


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2 Comments for Calipari visited R.J. Barrett today

  1. Luether
    9:31 pm September 21, 2017 Permalink

    Please – not Dook…

  2. binarysolo
    10:50 pm September 21, 2017 Permalink

    Asked how the visit went, Cal simply replied “it was alright.”