Good morning BBN!
As we head into the weekend, all eyes are on John Calipari and his staff as they try to close out the roster for the 2023-24 season with players currently in the transfer portal.
But that is not stopping the staff from getting an early jump on what will hopefully be another impressive 2024 recruiting class for the Kentucky Wildcats.
One of the players that could be a part of that is, Amier Ali. A four-star wing from IMG Academy, according to a conversation with Jack Pilgrim of KSR, Ali is hearing quite a bit from the Cats.
What does he like the most about Kentucky?
“They like me a lot and I like them. The coaches are nice and we gel together really well. They’re just trying to get me, honestly,” Ali told Pilgrim. “Trying really hard to get me, just checking up on me daily. Coach Chin (Coleman) and all of them, Coach Cal. They think I’m like a slimmer guard, and they have a history of those players in that system, all of those great players they’ve had.”
Should be interesting to see where this recruitment goes in the coming months.
Tweet of the Day
Today, Keshad Johnson’s meeting with John Calipari in his office.— Jack Pilgrim (@JackPilgrimKSR) May 11, 2023
“This is wild,” the SDSU transfer says as Cal tells the story of wanting to draft Kobe Bryant.
“Give me a ring, Coach!” https://t.co/qSiCJxIw0R pic.twitter.com/tPgrZFPujE
Come on down, Keshad!
Coming off its first sweep of a top five team in 11 years and a business0like midweek victory No. 15 Kentucky travels to No. 11 Tennessee for its final Southeastern Conference road trip of the season this weekend.
Kentucky got a go-ahead two-run home run from Meeko Harrison in the top of the fourth inning to take a 2-1 lead, but 8-seed Florida scored five unanswered runs in the final three innings to beat Kentucky 6-2.
The Cats earned two points in the men’s hammer throw and saw five qualifiers from the prelims.
The UK transfer will play for Neal Brown in Morgantown.
The Warriors could be without Wiggins as they look to extend the series versus the Lakers.
Getting closer to football returning everyday.
Game six should be a fun one.
Will the Cats land any of the top available players in the portal?