Kentucky on brink of greatest recruiting class ever

John Calipari - photo by Tammie Brown |
John Calipari – photo by Tammie Brown |

If Kentucky lands shooting guard  later today as expected and also adds  to this class, head coach  could be moving toward his greatest recruiting class in history.  That’s what the Director of Scouting for one team in the 2012 lottery told Thursday morning.  “On paper, for an NBA-type class certainly it’s the greatest of all time, you would think,” the Director of Scouting said by phone. “On paper it would be and yet there’s a lot to measure up to, too.”  The scout was referring to last year’s class that produced Calipari’s first national championship and the No. 1 and 2 picks in the NBA Draft in  and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist.  Still, speaking of the potential blockbuster class for 2013, the Director of Scouting said, “I mean, it’s mind boggling. What it tells me is NBA teams should just go rent a condo for the year in Lexington next year.”  Kentucky has already landed twins Andrew and Aaron Harrison, the Nos. 2 and 3 players in the rankings for the Class of 2013.


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