John Calipari joined Dan Issel and Mike Pratt yesterday morning on their radio show on ESPN 680/105.7. The most newsworthy items were his talking points about Shaedon Sharpe’s status and Oscar Tshiebwe. But he also discussed other guys coming back.
He confirmed that Sahvir Wheeler and Jacob Toppin are coming back even though Toppin is going through the draft process. He also said he expects Lance Ware to come back as well. He didn’t mention that he felt that Keion Brooks would be back, so it seems like Brooks will either stay in the NBA Draft or maybe look at another college program.
The expected roster looks like this:
G- Cason Wallace
G- CJ Fredrick
F- Chris Livingtson
F- Daimion Collins
F- Jacob Toppin
F- Lance Ware
F- Oscar Tshiebwe
The Wildcats are also expected to land Illinois State transfer guard Antonio Reeves in the near future and five star forward Leonard Miller is being recruited but is expected to be choose the G-League over Kentucky.
Are you ready to roll with this roster or is there someone out there that you think needs to be added to the conversation?
Here is Dan and Mike with John Calipari:
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