Recruiting misses add pressure on EJ Montgomery, Nick Richards for Kentucky basketball

Louisville Courier-Journal
Recruiting misses add pressure on EJ Montgomery, Nick Richards for Kentucky basketball
Recruiting misses add pressure on EJ Montgomery, Nick Richards for Kentucky basketball

Fans of the University of Kentucky basketball crowded Rupp Arena in Lexington to see players and coach John Calipari. LEXINGTON - John Calipari is not used to recruiting failures at Kentucky. But it would be difficult to look at the Wildcats' efforts to land a big man in the 2020 cycle and describe them any other way. James Wiseman, the No. 1 prospect in the class, was long considered a Kentucky lean but signed with Memphis when the Tigers hired Penny Hardaway, his high school and AAU coach. Fellow five-star big men Isaiah Stewart (Washington), Vernon Carey (Duke), Jaden McDaniels (Washington), N'Faly Dante (Oregon), Matthew Hurt (Duke) and Oscar Tshiebwe (West Virginia) all considered Kentucky

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