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John Calipari may add one or two more pieces, but the roster seems complete.

Sahvir Wheeler. Drew Brown - Sea of Blue

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-Shavir Wheeler

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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John Calipari watches Reed Sheppard | Cats Pause- It’s going to be a busy summer for the staff as they hit the recruiting trail. Sheppard looked good in a win in front of his future college coach.

Kentucky lands Keidron Smith | KSR- Smith was a much needed pickup in the secondary. The former Ole Miss Rebel had five interceptions in his time in Oxford. Kentucky had success with Ole Miss transfer Jaques Jones last season.

Oscar Tshiebwe throws out first pitch in UK baseball loss | Big Blue Insider- The Summer of Oscar continues to roll on but his magic couldn’t rub of on the baseball team as they were no-hit by Vandy and lost 10-0.

John Calipari says Shaedon Sharpe to the NBA not a done deal | Vaught’s Views- Color me extremely skeptical here.

Chris Paul powers the Suns past the Pelicans | CBS- No Devin Booker for the Suns but his team takes the series lead 2-1 after Chris Paul’s fourth quarter heroics.

The NFL to play games on Christmas for the first time | ESPN- The NFL will play three games on Christmas as the holiday falls on a Sunday in 2022.

Hawks make historic comeback in win over Heat | Sporting News- The Hawks were on the brink of a point of no return until they mounted the third biggest comeback in NBA history to stay alive in the series.

The Reds drop 10th straight | Reds Reporter- It’s the race to 100...losses.