UofL BASKETBALL | V.J. King still firm in commitment to Cards

10/21/2015 06:58 PM

Troubling revelations concerning former Louisville basketball players and recruits admitting to ESPN reporters that they attended parties at Billy Minardi Hall on UofL’s campus where there were strippers and escorts paid for by former Director of Basketball Operations, Andre McGee have overshadowed positive news about the program. Specifically, The commitment of 3-star guard Frankie Hughes.

The Garfield Heights, OH native is the second commitment to Louisville for the Class of 2016. We talked with Scout.com Recruiting Director, Evan Daniels, about Hughes.

The phone conversation with Evan starts right after we asked him what about him sparked an interest from Louisville. He also filled us in on where 5-star commit V.J. King sits in spite of the allegations against the program.

Garrett Moore

Garrett is a Sports Producer for Spectrum News. He is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State and got his start as a sports photographer. He now produces Sports Night, the state’s only nightly show dedicated to in-depth coverage of all sports in Kentucky. Sports Night airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News or anytime with Spectrum On Demand. Outside the station, Garrett enjoys golfing, hiking, fishing, and prides himself on being all-in as a sports spectator. He won a gift card for playing an air guitar in the student section during an MTSU basketball game. Follow Garrett on Twitter @SportsNightGM for real-time sports updates or if you just want to see the shenanigans that go on behind the scenes in getting Sports Night on the air.

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