John Calipari watches Dominique Hawkins at Sweet 16; he calls UK a ‘dream school’

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

Kentucky coach and assistants and and coach were among those in attendance at Rupp Arena on Wednesday to watch Madison Central senior point guard play in the Boys’ Sweet 16.

Hawkins, who has a scholarship offer from WKU and is thought to be a late player of interest for as it fills out its top-ranked recruiting class, didn’t disappoint, scoring 25 points in the Indians’ 81-56 first-round rout of Wayne County

Hawkins also has offers from Morehead State, Valparaiso and Tech and mentioned Tennessee, Alabama, Purdue, and Louisville as teams having shown interest. U of L has made him a preferred walk-on offer, but he said he is not likely to attend college without a scholarship.

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