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UK’S RECRUITING TARGETS: Info on more than 25 players on Kentucky’s radar
More player pages: Patrick Baldwin | Paolo Banchero | Jaden Hardy
Skyy Clark | Brandon Huntley-Hatfield
More info: John Calipari’s recruiting history at Kentucky
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- Chandler picks Tennessee: UK’s top point guard target commits to SEC rival; Cats still have talented options, though it could help Vols with Paolo Banchero.
- New UK target: National analyst talks about an ex-Louisville pledge who could end up at Kentucky, plus notes on Devin Askew, Skyy Clark and Kenny Payne.
- SEC schools coming after Brandon Miller, a likely Kentucky target for 2022.
- Analyst: Vanderbilt among the cellar dwellers that could be ripe for a turnaround.
- CBS Sports: Could delaying the NCAA Tournament to May be a viable option?
- ‘Kentucky kind of guy’: National analyst tells us about 2021 PG Hunter Sallis, who is now on Calipari’s radar and appears to be a perfect fit for the Wildcats.
- Recruiting ban extended: The NCAA’s dead period for recruiting will go on.
- Rivals: Next 1-2 weeks will be crucial in saving the college basketball season.
- ESPN.com: Can college basketball avoid a repeat of college football’s calamity?
- National: Travis Ford’s Saint Louis program leads for nation’s No. 58 recruit.
- In-state: Stansbury thinks Davion McKnight will be “special” for Hilltoppers.
- ESPN now ranks Kentucky at No. 12 nationally (as we wait for the Sarr decision).
- National analyst: Don’t bet on any in-person recruiting before at least Jan. 1.
- Rick Bozich: College basketball failed Kenny Payne; maybe the NBA won’t.
- Tennessee columnist: Could UK’s coaching loss become huge gain for the Vols?
- Jonathan Kuminga’s reclassification makes the top 2021 NBA Draft pick unclear.
- ESPN: Supreme Court ruling opens door for colleges to offer expanded benefits.
- UK recruiting without KP: National analyst talks about what Cats will miss without Kenny Payne, and how UK recruiting will be different with Bruiser Flint.
- A big loss: UK assistant coach Kenny Payne will join the Knicks coaching staff.
- UK has already reached out to recent Louisville decommitment Bryce Hopkins.
- National analyst: Hunter Sallis would be a “no-brainer” addition for Kentucky.
- 247Sports analyst: UK remains in a very good spot for Jaden Hardy (pay site).
- Skyy Clark’s father acknowledges that things can change regarding a 2021 move.
- It sounds like 2021 recruit Trey Kaufman wants to make a decision in the fall.
- Brandon Huntley-Hatfield talks about the remaining schools on his list (pay).
- Q&A with 2022’s Zion Cruz, who is still early in the recruiting process.
- Kentucky is still a No. 4 seed in the latest bracketology update from ESPN.
- Richard Isaacs is one of the most wanted recruits in the class of 2021.
- Louisville lost a commitment from a top 40 national recruit on Sunday.
- Staying or going?: Kenny Payne talks to us about his Kentucky-Knicks decision.
- 247Sports ranks Kentucky as nation’s No. 16 team going into 2020-21 season.
- Florida State extends lead for No. 1 class in 2021; Who can catch them?
- The Seminoles picked up a commitment from another top 25 player on Sunday.
- SEC news: Arkansas landed a commitment from a top 100 recruit on Saturday.
- More SEC: Tennessee is the favorite for the No. 48 recruit in the 2021 class.
- UK recruiting notes: Projections predicting a dream roster for Cats in 2021; Additional notes on Brandon Huntley-Hatfield, G League, and Trey Kaufman.
- Rivals.com roundtable: Kentucky jumps into the mix for point guard Hunter Sallis.
- National: Memphis has landed its first commitment for the class of 2021.
- Rivals projects Memphis as the favorite for another top-50 recruit in 2021.
- ‘Kentucky’s to lose’: Skyy Clark has narrowed his recruiting options to eight, and national analyst reiterates that the Wildcats are still the major favorites.
- New list: Brandon Huntley-Hatfield has released an updated list of schools.
- National analyst on the current state of recruiting at UK and other top schools.
- Rivals.com analyst predicting Georgia will land No. 4 recruit in 2021 class.
- Jeff Goodman: Kentucky’s Kenny Payne is the top assistant coach in the SEC.
- CBS picks EJ Montgomery as top player who should have returned to school.
- Possible Kentucky target Kamari Lands is headed to California for high school.
- National: UConn landed a commitment for a top 50 recruit on Friday morning.
- New prediction: National analyst is picking Kentucky for five-star recruit.
- National title odds: Five teams have shorter odds than Kentucky to win it all.
- Rivals.com analyst expects some form of college basketball season to happen.
- National: How Florida State built its recruiting success for the long haul.
- The SEC and Olivier Sarr: National analyst says SEC will be strong this season, offers up his latest prediction on whether Sarr will get eligibility to play at UK.
- Brandon Huntley-Hatfield says he no lock for Kentucky in his latest blog post.
- Analyst: Immanuel Quickley will be one of toughest college players to replace.
- A closer look at Kamari Lands, a possible UK target for the class of 2022.
- Kentucky ranked at No. 15 in Gary Parrish’s latest Top 25 for 2020-21 season.
- National: Who could Memphis land in 2021 class (and other mailbag questions).
- Bright future?: New ESPN draft board for next year has keys to Cats’ future.
- 2020 NBA Draft: Tyrese Maxey is only UK player in top 50 of new rankings.
- 247Sports: Teams with an argument to be No. 1 in college basketball in 2020-21.
- ESPN: Several SEC teams were big winners at the 2020 NBA draft deadline.
- Seth Davis ranks UK at No. 14 pending Olivier Sarr decision (subscription only).
- Rivals.com: Indiana the leader for Trey Kaufman, who had Kentucky interest.
- Big recruiting questions: What’s up with Sarr? When will UK get a commitment? Who’s next to land a Kentucky offer? And more answers on Wildcats recruiting.
- Roundtable: How people in college sports would change name, image & likeness.
- Sports Illustrated: Kentucky the best team in the SEC heading into the season.
- SEC news: Vanderbilt got a commitment from a Top 100 recruit in Sunday.
- National: NC State leads, Louisville third for No. 38 recruit in 2021 class.
- Dontaie Allen should know “how fast and serious” it is at Kentucky this year.
- Louisville landed a new commitment from a top 100 national recruit on Friday.
- Five-star recruit Harrison Ingram cuts list to six (UK had shown some interest).
- NBC Sports ranks Kentucky at No. 16 with Olivier Sarr in wait-and-see mode.
- SEC news: Florida the favorite for No. 36 overall recruit in class of 2021.
- National: No. 9 recruit in the 2021 class narrows list to four West Coast schools.
- National: Kansas landed a commitment from a top 100 national recruit on Friday.
- Kentucky connection: Iona Coach Rick Pitino lands recruit from Martin County.
- National analyst says Kentucky target Kennedy Chandler is on commitment watch.
- ESPN still ranks Olivier Sarr as the top traditional transfer this offseason.
- Rivals.com: Arizona is the leader for the No. 30 recruit in the class of 2021.
- Analyst: Why are Baylor and Florida State succeeding so much with recruiting?
- National analyst’s notes: It’s an atypical recruiting cycle for UK, UNC and Duke.
- CBS Sports: Ranking the eight greatest teams in Kentucky basketball history.
- Shooting guard Jordan Frazier will be a player to keep an eye on in 2022 class.
- Recruiting predictions: Current favorites for the top 25 recruits in 2021 class suggest the SEC — and UK, specifically — will be in good shape with this group.
- National analyst thinks Kennedy Chandler will make his decision in August.
- Longtime UK recruit of interest Trey Kaufman lands offer from North Carolina.
- Late-blooming juco 7-footer from Kentucky lands an Oregon scholarship offer.
- National analyst: The toughest-to-read recruitments in the class of 2021.
- John Clay: Come on NCAA, what’s taking so long with the Olivier Sarr decision?
- Potential Kentucky target Enoch Boakye committed to Michigan State on Tuesday.
- National: Miami is the current favorite for No. 26 recruit Franck Kepnang.
- National analyst: Why UCLA coach Mick Cronin scored big with Peyton Watson.
- Peyton Watson talks about why he chose UCLA, a look at timing of his decision.
- National analyst: Will top recruit Emoni Bates ever play for Michigan State?
- India’s top prospect signing a contract to play with the G League Select Team.
- Watson picks UCLA: Top 10 recruit had been identified as possible UK target, but his pledge to Pac 12 school might be sign of good things to come for Cats.
- 2022 point guard Scoot Henderson focused on moving up to the top of the class.
- Six possible first-round prospects who were overlooked as high school recruits.
- National: Villanova now sits at No. 1 in the recruiting rankings for 2021.
- Michigan the current favorite for Efton Reid, who has been linked to Kentucky.
- Watch: Summer highlights featuring the recent play of UK target Trey Kaufman.
- Major UK target Jaden Bradley one of the latest to get an offer from Notre Dame.
- Previously linked to UK, five-star recruit Peyton Watson will announce Monday.
- Kentucky native Adam Kunkel announces Xavier as his transfer destination.
- Rivals.com roundtable: What to make of this recent flurry of commitments.
- Rivals.com: Alabama is current favorite to land No. 22 player in class of 2021.
- Possible Kentucky target Sage Tolentino has received a new offer from Kansas.
- More on Brandon Huntley-Hatfield and his new move to Pennsylvania high school.
- College coaches discuss challenges of evaluating recruits via livestream video.
- NY Daily News: Kenny Payne a name to watch as possible Knicks assistant coach.
- SEC: Florida coach Mike White talks about recruiting amid coronavirus pandemic.
- National: Virginia is the favorite for the No. 21 player in the class of ’21.
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