August 29, 2007

Landesberg prepares to set out on visits

The recruitment of Sylven Landesberg is about to heat up in a big way as the four-star guard from Queens, N.Y., sets out on his official visits with the mindset of having his college decision made early this fall.

Landesberg, a 6-foot-6 shooting guard who is rated the No. 55 prospect in the nation by Rivals.com, recently trimmed his final list to five schools, and Kentucky earned one of those coveted spots despite falling off the pace a bit during the transition to a new coaching staff.

In addition to Kentucky, Landesberg's final list includes Virginia, Georgia Tech, Texas and St. John's. He is preparing to embark on his first three official visits, beginning this weekend at Virginia. On Sept. 7 he'll be at St. John's and on Sept. 15 he'll travel to Georgia Tech.

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