Rappers Jay-Z, Drake key components of John Calipari’s recruiting

Drake with Walter of Wildcat World - photo by Tammie Brown | WildcatWorld.com
with Walter of Wildcat World – photo by Tammie Brown | WildcatWorld.com

On Monday night, twins Aaron and Andrew Harrison, who live outside of and are consensus top five recruits in the Class of 2013, announced that they will be making their college decision this week.  Schools like Baylor, and SMU were valiant in their pursuit of the two, but the Harrisons — who may go down as the greatest package deal in the history of college basketball thanks to the way that Aaron, the point guard, complements Andrew, the shooting guard, on the floor — have essentially trimmed their list down to two programs: Maryland and Kentucky.  I know what you’re thinking, because I’ve thought it, too: Maryland doesn’t stand a chance. It doesn’t matter that the twins’ father, Sr., who doubles as their AAU coach, is from Baltimore or that he has plenty of extended family a short drive from Maryland’s College Park campus. It doesn’t matter that Harrison Sr. has a great relationship with Maryland assistant Bino Ranson, or that he’s developed a measure of reverence for Mark Turgeon for the way that Turgeon handled the death of recruit Tobi Oyedeji.

 

Read full article here.