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August 20, 2020

UK target Paolo Banchero commits to Duke (ARE YOU KIDDING ME)

Drew Franklin 4:58pm August 20, 2020 8/20/20

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The top name on Coach Cal’s recruiting board, five-star power forward Paolo Banchero, surprised his fans and followers with a commitment Thursday afternoon. The problem for all of us is, Banchero committed to Duke and the stupid Brotherhood. Banchero dropped this video on Twitter to deliver the news, silencing any buzz that had been brewing…

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June 9, 2020

ESPN’s new rankings, predictions for 2021 class

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:00am June 9, 2020 6/9/20

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Following the weekend’s news that Jonathan Kuminga, the top-ranked player in the 2021 class, has reclassified to 2020, ESPN released a new set of rankings for the nation’s rising seniors. As you might expect, plenty of Kentucky’s top targets are high on that list. 1. Chet Holmgren, PF 2. Patrick Baldwin, PF (Offered) 3. Paolo…

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February 12, 2020

John Calipari will watch Paolo Banchero tonight

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:00am February 12, 2020 2/12/20

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Never one to just sit at home on a Wednesday night, John Calipari is back on the recruiting trail. According to Jake Weingarten, Calipari will watch five-star forward Paolo Banchero tonight in Seattle, Washington. Banchero’s O’Dea squad takes on Eastside Catholic in the Metro League Tournament Semifinals at 5 p.m. PT. Banchero is the No.…

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December 6, 2019

Kentucky Sending Assistant Coach to Watch Paolo Banchero Tonight

Zack Geoghegan 8:30pm December 6, 2019 12/6/19 Comments Disabled

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A trio of college programs will send assistant coaches to watch 2021 five-star forward Paolo Banchero in his season-opener on Friday night. According to Jake Weingarten, the Washington Huskies and Tennessee Volunteers will join a Kentucky Wildcats assistant coach to watch from the sidelines as Banchero’s O’Dea High School (WA) is set take on Chief…

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September 27, 2019

Paolo Banchero blogs about visit from Calipari

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 6:00pm September 27, 2019 9/27/19

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Top 2021 power forward Paolo Banchero will take his official visit to Kentucky in two weeks for Big Blue Madness. If it goes as well as John Calipari’s recent trip to Banchero’s school in Seattle, the Cats are in good shape. In a new blog for USA Today High School Sports, Banchero — the No.…

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September 13, 2019

2021 five-star forward Paolo Banchero cuts list to nine, includes Kentucky

Jack Pilgrim 6:40pm September 13, 2019 9/13/19

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2021 five-star forward and consensus top-five prospect Paolo Banchero trimmed his list down to nine this afternoon, and the Kentucky Wildcats made the cut. The 6-foot-10, 235-pound big man announced that he would be moving on with Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee, Duke, Georgetown, Baylor, Memphis, Washington, and Gonzaga in his recruitment. Banchero cut the likes…

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September 6, 2019

2021 No. 3 prospect Paolo Banchero breaks down Kentucky interest, recruitment with KSR

Jack Pilgrim 1:00pm September 6, 2019 9/6/19

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2021 five-star forward and consensus top-five prospect Paolo Banchero is easily one of the most talented and versatile big men in the nation, and his offer sheet certainly proves that. Holding scholarship offers from Kentucky, Duke, North Carolina, Washington, Tennessee, Gonzaga, and Memphis, among others, the 6-foot-10, 235-pound will have the option of choosing just…

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August 20, 2019

Paolo Banchero schedules official visit to Kentucky

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:07pm August 20, 2019 8/20/19

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After deciding to remain in the 2021 class last week, Paolo Banchero has scheduled his official visits. The five-star power forward from Seattle tweeted that he will visit Kentucky for Big Blue Madness on October 11. Banchero will visit North Carolina on September 27, Duke on October 17, Tennessee on October 25, and Gonzaga on…

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August 13, 2019

Paolo Banchero won’t reclassify; planning visit to Kentucky

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 6:00pm August 13, 2019 8/13/19

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Paolo Banchero is no longer considering a jump to the 2020 class. According to Jake Weingarten, the five-star power forward will remain in the 2021 class and is in the process of planning official visits to Kentucky and Duke. Banchero is considered the top power forward and a top five overall prospect in the 2021…

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August 9, 2019

Rick Barnes asking Paolo Banchero about his girlfriend is weird, right?

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:00pm August 9, 2019 8/9/19

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Paolo Banchero is a top five prospect in the 2021 class who’s mulling a move to 2020, so of course he’s receiving a ton of attention from college coaches across the country; in fact, one coach went so far as to pry into Banchero’s dating life. In a blog post for USA Today High School…

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