Coach John Calipari has put together his best recruiting class ever, and perhaps the best of all time with his 8 commitments from the class of 2013. A new rule was put into effect earlier this year that gave coaches an earlier start time during the summer, and that does nothing but help Kentucky out with all these new guys coming in.
Andrew Harrison, Julius Randle, and Willie Cauley-Stein were all invited to try out for team the U-19 USA team about two weeks ago, but all turned the invite down to get to Lexington sooner, and work towards a national title. Which I have no problem with, but some of the media felt like it was another way to take a shot at Kentucky, and our recruits. I personally love the fact that they wanted to get to Lexington a lot sooner.
I recently spoke with Dakari Johnson, and he will arrive on campus today after spending the last few days in New York, and New Jersey with his family who had a family passing. Johnson also said that Andrew and Aaron Harrison will arrive after high school graduation that takes place on the 8th of June.
Last night Twitter was saying that Derek Willis, Dominique Hawkins, and Julius Randle would all be on campus later on this week. James Young, and Marcus Lee will be in Lexington within the end of next week as well.
So its looking like all the recruits will be in town within the next week, and will start working for title #9, and have to say that I am extremely excited as I know all of Big Blue Nation is.