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    Does this help/hurt with Barnes?

    John Wall commits to Kentucky Wildcats - ESPN

    Not sure if this has already been pointed out, but was just wondering how this affects Barnes if in any way....



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    Re: Does this help/hurt with Barnes?

    Quote Originally Posted by Topshelf View Post
    John Wall commits to Kentucky Wildcats - ESPN

    Not sure if this has already been pointed out, but was just wondering how this affects Barnes if in any way....
    Doesn't hurt us at all. John Wall is one and done and so EVEN if Barnes were to committ to Kentucky (which he won't), he wouldn't play with him anyway



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    Re: Does this help/hurt with Barnes?

    Probably not since John Wall will be one and done player.



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    Re: Does this help/hurt with Barnes?

    I would want to go to Kentucky if I was a highly touted basketball recruit with Coach Cal now at the helm. Coach Cal + 24,000 fans + Kentucky Tradition = Expect a national championship soon



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    Re: Does this help/hurt with Barnes?

    Quote Originally Posted by Haverhill View Post
    I would want to go to Kentucky if I was a highly touted basketball recruit with Coach Cal now at the helm. Coach Cal + 24,000 fans + Kentucky Tradition = Expect a national championship soon
    With a recruiting scandal to follow?


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    Re: Does this help/hurt with Barnes?

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    With a recruiting scandal to follow?

    I must have missed something; Calipari recruited tons of talent to Memphis. Are they in some sort of trouble? Fill me in...



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    Re: Does this help/hurt with Barnes?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tornado man View Post
    I must have missed something; Calipari recruited tons of talent to Memphis. Are they in some sort of trouble? Fill me in...
    There have always been rumors with Coach Cal since his time at UMASS about some recruiting violations. I don't believe anything has ever completely surfaced.



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    Re: Does this help/hurt with Barnes?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tornado man View Post
    I must have missed something; Calipari recruited tons of talent to Memphis. Are they in some sort of trouble? Fill me in...
    Have you ever heard of Worldwide Wes?



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    Re: Does this help/hurt with Barnes?

    Quote Originally Posted by Clones85' View Post
    John Wall is one and done
    These young guys...no endurance!




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    Re: Does this help/hurt with Barnes?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tornado man View Post
    I must have missed something; Calipari recruited tons of talent to Memphis. Are they in some sort of trouble? Fill me in...
    Cal definitely recruits talent, but has had some shady incidents in the past. At UMASS his star Marcus Camby got caught taking $40,000 from agents, and there was a scandal with prostitutes. He also was one of the first to start paying his recruits friends and relatives when he hired DeJuan Wagners fathers as head of basketball operations (for 400k a year) and gave his friends scholarships.



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