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The Sources Say Podcast Ep. 20: Kai Sotto visits and the story behind N’Faly Dante’s near-transfer to Kentucky

KSR’s Jack Pilgrim is joined by Travis Graf and David Sisk of Cats Illustrated for episode twenty of the Sources Say Podcast. This week, the trio of recruiting insiders start the show by breaking down Kentucky’s blowout victory over Fairleigh Dickinson and the improved play from EJ Montgomery.

Among the topics:

  • First thing’s first: Fairleigh Dickinson was not good
  • EJ Montgomery has back-to-back standout performances. Can he keep it going?
  • Nick Richards’ growth is legitimate
  • Growth from Keion Brooks Jr. is evident
  • Injury updates on Nate Sestina and Dontaie Allen

Then, the Sources Say crew discuss 7-foot-2 international star Kai Sotto and his unofficial visit to Kentucky.

A few talking points:

  • Sotto’s visit was highly publicized for more reason than one
  • What do we think of the hype? Is he more like Tai Wynyard or Kristaps Porzingis?
  • Could he actually grow to 7-foot-6?
  • What are the red flags regarding his recruitment/eligibility?
  • Scouting reports from those close to Sotto and those who have watched him

They close the show by breaking down the inside scoop on N’Faly Dante’s eligibility issue at Oregon and how it almost landed him in Lexington.

A few topics of discussion:

  • How close was Dante to transferring to Kentucky?
  • Dante needed one score, and he got it
  • How Kentucky monitored the situation from afar
  • What could have been…

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Article written by Jack Pilgrim

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1 Comment for The Sources Say Podcast Ep. 20: Kai Sotto visits and the story behind N’Faly Dante’s near-transfer to Kentucky



  1. MACDADDY
    8:14 am December 11, 2019 Permalink

    Drink every time pilgrim says “absolutely”