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Robert Dillingham Commits To Kentucky

Jun 24, 2022 9:51 PM

Robert Dillingham announced his commitment to Kentucky on Friday.

Dillingham is currently ranked as the No. 5 recruit in the 2023 class by ESPN.

"If you put in the work at Kentucky and Coach Cal thinks you are good enough to make it, then it will happen for you," Dillingham told ESPN. "When I visited Kentucky, it was incredible. They explained everything. The basketball, academics, strength and conditioning, NIL."

Dillingham originally committed to NC State, though he reopened his recruitment last March.

Dillingham gives Kentucky their second top-30 guard in the class, alongside Reed Sheppard. 

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John Calipari Adds K.T. Turner To Kentucky Coaching Staff

Jun 9, 2022 1:11 AM

John Calipari added K.T. Turner to round out his coaching staff with the Kentucky Wildcats.

Turner, who has almost 20 years of experience, was an associate head coach at Oklahoma last season under Porter Moser.

"K.T. has done an excellent job of recruiting Texas, which has always been good to us, and has a terrific ability to connect with young people," released Calipari in a statement.

Turner replaces Jai Lucas, who left for Duke, on Calipari's staff.

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Shaedon Sharpe Announces Decision To Remain In Draft

Jun 1, 2022 7:53 AM

Shaedon Sharpe has announced he will remain in the 2022 NBA Draft.

Sharpe is expected to be a high lottery pick despite not playing in any games at Kentucky. Sharpe was the No. 1 ranked player in his high school class.

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Shaedon Sharpe Declares For 2022 NBA Draft

Apr 21, 2022 3:21 PM

Shaedon Sharpe will declare for the 2022 NBA Draft, leaving Kentucky after his freshman season.

Sharpe, who is a potential high lottery pick, plans to remain in the draft.

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Shaedon Sharpe Won't Play For Kentucky This Season

Feb 7, 2022 9:19 PM

Shaedon Sharpe won't play for Kentucky this season, men's basketball coach John Calipari announced Monday.

sharpe graduated from high school early and enrolled for the spring semester at Kentucky with the expectation he would only practice with the team and not play in games.

A 6-foot-6 guard, Sharpe was the No. 1-ranked prospect in the 2022 high school class. 

Sharpe is No. 7 in ESPN's 2022 NBA draft rankings.

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Potential Top-5 Pick Shaedon Sharpe Can Apply For 2022 NBA Draft

Jan 20, 2022 2:51 PM

Shaedon Sharpe, who was ESPN's No. 1 prospect in the 2022 high school class before he joined the Kentucky Wildcats in early January, can apply for the 2022 NBA draft as an early-entry candidate.

Sharpe started the current school year at Dream City Christian in Phoenix, but he had sufficient credits to graduate from high school before the start of the NBA season in October. 

Sharpe is currently practicing with the Wildcats and is eligible to play, but he has not yet participated in any games, something that might change in the coming weeks depending on the inclination of John Calipari.

Sharpe is a potential top-5 pick in the 2022 NBA Draft. Sharpe has yet to make his intentions known on whether he would return to Kentucky for the 22-23 season and declare for the 2023 draft.

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Chris Livingston Commits To Kentucky

Sep 15, 2021 9:12 PM

Chris Livingston has committed to Kentucky, giving them their third five-star prospect in the incoming class of 2022.

Livingston chose Kentucky over Georgetown and Tennessee State, after removing Memphis from his list earlier this month.

"The history of the school and the basketball program attracted me," Livingston told ESPN. "What coach Cal has done with past players has been impressive. He is a down-to-Earth guy. For a coaching legend, he is easy to talk to. I like how he stays connected with his former players."

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