April 24, 2007

Lucas ready for final in-home visit with UK

Kentucky is scheduled to have its final face-to-face meeting with Houston (Texas) basketball prospect Jai Lucas this weekend before the four-star point guard makes his college decision.

"Things are progressing. I'm starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel," said Lucas, whose recruitment has captivated UK fans for several months as his timetable shifted from a fall decision to a spring signing. "It's coming to an end. I've got my last in-home visits set for this week starting (Wednesday)."

Lucas plans to entertain Oklahoma State's Sean Sutton on Wednesday, Florida coach Billy Donovan on Thursday, Oklahoma coach Jeff Capel on Friday and Kentucky coach Billy Gillispie on Saturday. Maryland's Gary Williams may also be in Houston on Saturday, although Lucas did not initially mention the Terrapins among the visitors.


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