UK leads nation in recruiting spending

By: Steve Moss
By: Steve Moss

When the basketball Wildcats take the Prudential Center floor on Friday night just a few minutes before 10:00 p.m., where they play Ohio State in an East Regional semifinal, there will be three freshmen in the starting lineup for the Cats.

When the basketball Wildcats take the Prudential Center floor on Friday night just a few minutes before 10:00 p.m., where they play Ohio State in an East Regional semifinal, there will be three freshmen in the starting lineup for the Cats.

Terrence Jones, Brandon Knight and Doron Lamb are part of another top-ranked recruiting class put together by coach John Calipari. Last year, Cal put together a freshman class that some called the best in college history, and already, his Class of 2011 is rated the nation's best.
UK led the country in recruiting spending in 2010. According to a Bloomberg story, the Cats spent nearly a half-million dollars on getting Jones and Co.
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