Kentucky wins the John Wall Sweepstakes

May 19, 2009

Coach Calipari is already paying dividends for Kentucky by luring prized recruit John Wall away from Memphis.  Let’s face it though, he was only considering Memphis because of Calipari.  Wall is the top Point Guard recruit in the country and he likely wanted to follow in the footsteps of NBA Rookie of the Year Derrick Rose.  Miami and Duke were also in the running.

Check out his YouTube highlight reel:

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2 Responses so far | Have Your Say!

  1. David Funk
    May 19th, 2009 at 11:36 am #

    This is definitely a step in the right direction for Kentucky. Having a the top point guard to start your tenure off with is about as good as it gets.

    Thanks for posting that video, too!

  2. LestersLegends
    May 19th, 2009 at 11:56 am #

    Totally agree.

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