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De'Aaron Fox recruiting Marques Bolden hard for Kentucky Basketball

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It's safe to say De'Aaron Fox REALLY wants Marques Bolden at UK.

Photo: McDonald's All American Game

Sometimes the best recruiter for a big-time target is simply a fellow recruit.

That may be the case in Marques Bolden's recruitment. With Duke and Kentucky both strongly in the running for Bolden, he's getting heavily pursued by commitments from each team.

For Kentucky, it's fellow Texan and five-star point guard De'Aaron Fox, who's putting the full-court press on Bolden this week at the McDonald's All-American festivities.

Fox also admitted he'd love to play with current UK point guard Tyler Ulis, who is likely leaving for the NBA draft this year.

But not only is Ulis likely not coming back, it's really hard to see any scenario where UK has enough room for both Ulis and Bolden on next year's team. It's already going to be a challenge for John Calipari and UK to find room to add Bolden, but it's clear both they and Fox are really pushing to make it happen.