LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - UK basketball coach Billy Gillispie arrived in Lexington with the reputation of being a tireless recruiter. He's been adding support to that contention.
Within a month Gillispie landed Patrick Patterson and Alex Legion to complete the Class of 2007 and he's scored two major recruits for the future, G.J. Vilarino for 2009 and Dakotah Euton for 2010.
Now Gillispie has verbal commitmemnt from the top player from the Chicago Public School League, giving him his first rercruit for 2008. DeAndre Liggins, a versatile 6-foot-6 prep star who can play several positions on the floor. Liggins visited the U-K campus last weekend and informed the school of his decision yesterday.
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