Tag Archives: Dave Telep

Dakari Johnson

Future Cat Dakari Johnson: “I’m going to win a national championship at Kentucky”

Future Cat Dakari Johnson: “I’m going to win a national championship at Kentucky”

Dave Telep interviews future Cat Dakari Johnson after a dramatic win for Montverde (Fla.) over St. Benedict’s (Newark, N.J.) in the NHSI finals.

Julius Randle

Video: If Julius Randle could pick one player to play with, he’d pick Andrew Harrison

Julius Randle, the No. 4 player in the ESPN 100, broke his foot in November. Dave Telep caught up with the Prestonwood (Plano, Texas) power forward about his rehab and his plans for official visits. During the interview he was asked to pick one player he’d take with him to the college of his choice. His answer was future Cat Andrew Harrison.

Cliff Alexander - photo from Adidas

2014 recruiting target Cliff Alexander names Kentucky as his dream school

From Dave Telep:  “The media room at the NBPA Top 100 Camp is a lot like the NFL combine but without the actual traipsing of players on stage. Here prospects are requested, herded into the room for what amounts to a media cattle call.  In the final media session of the day, center Cliff Alexander (Chicago, Ill./Curie)

Harrison Twins

Dave Telep says the Harrison twins are the most likely recruits to wind up at Kentucky

Yesterday, ESPN.com senior basketball recruiting analyst Dave Telep stopped by to chat about the news from the recruiting trail.  When asked about Kentucky prospects, he had this to say:  “If I had one guess (actually my guess requires two) I’d take the Harrison Twins as the most likely recruits to wind up at Kentucky. If

Nerlens Noel

Kentucky target Nerlens Noel reclassifying to Class of 2012

ESPN’s Dave Telep is reporting tonight that Tilton School big man and Everett native Nerlens Noel, previously the nation’s No. 2 overall junior, will re-classify from the Class of 2013 to his original Class of 2012.  Noel transferred from Everett High to the Tilton, N.H. prep school over the summer of 2010, following his sophomore

Kaleb Tarczewski

Dave Telep (@DaveTelep) thinks Kansas will get Kentucky target Kaleb Tarczewski (@kalebakazeus33)

From PointGuardU.com, an Arizona blog (Arizona is also in the running for Kaleb Tarcewski):

“Another example is Brandon Ashley (Oakland, Calif./Findlay Prep). You’ve got to think adding Kaleb Tarczewski (Claremont, N.H./St. Mark’s) just got tougher for Arizona — not impossible — but tougher. Conversely, the guys in Kansas are good at their job…”