June 16, 2006

Four-star PG planning visit to Lexington

He isn't the most highly publicized player on his AAU team, but Jai Lucas is steadily climbing the Class of 2007 ladder. Lucas, No. 42 in the Rivals150, has played well this spring, and his list of offers reflects his high-major game.

Lucas (5-foot-10, 155) listed LSU, Kentucky, Oklahoma State, Oklahoma, and Maryland as his top five. Only Maryland has not offered a scholarship. Lucas doesn't have a favorite, but he receives frequent text messages from Kentucky coaches Tubby Smith and Reggie Hanson and looks forward to seeing what UK is all about.

"They want me to come and take a visit, and I said I will," Lucas said. "I'm going to come up when school starts for an official visit."

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