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T.J. Leaf has heard from Kentucky, Duke, others since decommitting from Arizona

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Five-star power forward T.J. Leaf decommitted from the Arizona Wildcats on Thursday night, and it hasn't taken long for many of the nation's top schools to reach out to him. According to Jeff Borzello of ESPN, Kentucky is among the many programs who've reached out to the 6-9 forward:

It's unclear if that involved a scholarship offer from UK with so many other targets still on the board, but Leaf is easily good enough to start for John Calipari and the Cats. He's ranked int he top 20 in most major recruiting services, including ESPN which has him as the No. 9 prospect for 2016. Leaf is also the No. 11 player on 24/7 Sports Composite.

Speaking of, a lot of Crystal Ball predictions for UCLA are coming in for Leaf since his decommitment from Arizona, and it looks as though the Bruins are now the favorite in this recruitment. Leaf's travel team program, Compton Magic, has strong ties to the Bruins, highlighted by teammate Ike Anigbogu being a UCLA commitment

Leaf, who plays at Foothills Christian (CA), spent the past couple of weeks playing for the Israeli national team during the U18 European Championships, winning MVP honors after averaging 16.1 points and 8.4 rebounds in nine games.