2013 recruiting target Aaron Gordon loves the tradition of Kentucky

Aaron Gordon - photo by Steve Yeater | AP
Aaron Gordon – photo by Steve Yeater | AP

Everyone in the world seems fairly certain that five-star San Jose (Cal.) native  will be playing his college basketball on the west coast.  That seems to make sense for the versatile forward, who is ranked No. 5 in the 2013 Rivals150. After all, Gordon lists several Pac-12 schools like Washington, Oregon, California, and among his prospective college choices.  So why is Gordon wasting his time visiting the Midwest to check out Kentucky?  “Visiting is not a waste of time at all,” said Gordon’s father, Ed Gordon. “We wouldn’t be traveling all the way across the country for visits to places like Kentucky and unless Aaron was genuinely interested in those schools. I don’t think distance is as big of a factor as people have made it out to be.”


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