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Thursday Quickies: Under Armour Camp Edition

Cal visits the UA camp and more in today’s quickies.

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John Calipari and Tony Barbee are on the recruiting trail. With the second of three evaluation periods underway, the two were at the Under Armour All-American Camp in Philadelphia. They looked at Moses Brown, Naz Reid, Scottie Lewis and Bryan Antoine.

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