Harrison Twins Commit To Kentucky

10/04/2012 04:23 PM

John Calipari told us last week in his one-on-one interview that he expects to have the top recruiting class in the country yet again and the Cats took a major step in that direction minutes ago with the commitment of Aaron and Andrew Harrison. The Houston twins verbally committed to UK in a press conference at their school, choosing the Cats over Maryland. They cited the winning attitude and the challenge John Calipari presented them with to make it to the NBA.

Both players check in at 6’5”, 205 pounds. Andrew, rated as Scout.com’s #2 overall prospect, is the nation’s top point guard. Aaron, Scout.com’s #3 overall prospect, is the ranked as the best shooting guard in the 2013 class.

They join Bullitt East forward Derek Willis in UK’s 2013 recruiting class.

Thomas Beisner

TJ is an Anchor for Spectrum News. You can catch his work on KSTV, the only nightly show in the state focusing on UK Sports. When it comes to UK Basketball, TJ covers recruiting, the NCAA tournament and everything in between. During March TJ probably sees the players more than he sees his family but he’s able to provide Spectrum News viewers the unique insight that only a lifelong fan can give. He’s also taken on several special programs including “Wildcat Forever: The John Stewart Story.” KSTV airs weeknights at 7:30 and 11pm on Spectrum News. You can also catch podcasts of the show as well as bonus podcasts, just find KSTV on Itunes. For the latest on everything going on with UK Athletics, recruiting or if you just need some hilarious parenting anecdotes follow TJ on Twitter @tjbeisner.

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