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Kentucky Offers 2014 Recruit Tyus Jones
July 19, 2012By Jon Hancock of KentuckySports.co
According to Adam Zagoria of ZagsBlog.com, John Calipari offered 2014 point guard Tyus Jones. Jones is a 6'2 175 lbs. prospect from Apple Valley High School in Minnesota. He is ranked the 3rd best player in the 2014 class by ESPN.com and the best point guard in his class by Scout.com. He has offers from Duke, Minnesota, Arizona, Michigan State, Ohio State, Baylor and several other schools. He recently helped win the gold medal for the 2012 USA?U17 World Championship Team.
At the Nike Peach Jam event he told Zagoria about his Kentucky offer, "Oh, yeah, most definitely I’m considering them,” he added. “They got a great system. Coach Calipari’s a phenomenal coach. He’s always had great point guards and he knows how to coach point guards so that’s definitely a positive.” For the complete article from Zagsblog.com go HERE.
ESPN says of the highly recruited point guard, "Tyus is an extremely mature and poised basketball player. He has the unique ability to make the players around him better."