January 18, 2007

Cats making presence known with 5-star junior

It isn't difficult to see why Kentucky coach Tubby Smith has invested so much early recruiting time on Drew Gordon (6-8, 235).

In addition to possessing some of the best physical tools in the Class of 2008, the San Jose (Calif.) Archbishop Mitty power forward also has the same workmanlike attitude and mentality that made Chuck Hayes a standout.

Gordon has already made unofficial visits, mostly via AAU trips, to North Carolina, Duke, Cal and Washington.

Arizona, Florida, Kansas, Stanford, Oregon, Oklahoma, Texas and USC are some of the other programs keeping a close eye on Gordon.

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