I’m assuming the visit with Coach Cal & Co. went well today. Evan Williams tweeted out earlier that Kentucky has regained some momentum in the race for Cheick Diallo. Although Kansas is currently tied for first with St. John’s in Diallo’s 247 Crystal Ball, he says that their momentum is waning.
Kentucky has regained some momentum in the recruitment of Cheick Diallo. Two-horse race between St Johns. KU losing some momentum.
– Evan Williams (@CoachEvWilliams) April 19, 2015
Diallo was co-MVP of the Jordan Brand Classic and dropped 26 points and 11 rebounds while doing a little bit of this:
Check Diallo plays like he’s a Great White Shark and there’s nothing but blood in the water. Beyond relentless. Doesn’t know how to stop. – Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) April 18, 2015
Another thing that stands out about Cheick Diallo? He’s noticeably added some low post moves to his arsenal. Always improving as a player.
– Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) April 18, 2015
Diallo would obviously be a huge get for the Cats. Kentucky desperately needs another big man down low to play with Lee and Skal. Hopefully Cheick’s French connection with Skal will help sway him to the Cats?
In some other recruiting news, Evan Williams also says that it is looking like Brandon Ingram, who met with Cal a few days ago, will stay home in North Carolina and either go to UNC or Duke. We shall see…