Aaron Gordon received a home visit from Arizona on Monday from coach Sean Miller and assistants Joe Pasternack and Book Richardson.
Kentucky’s John Calipari is scheduled to make a trip to San Jose today to meet with the five-star forward.
Washington is set up to visit Gordon Sept. 18 followed by Kansas on Sept. 25.
Gordon has announced he’ll make official visits to Oregon (Sept. 21), UW (Sept. 28), Kansas (Oct. 12) and Arizona (Oct. 19). He has made unofficial trips to Cal, Stanford and New Mexico.
CBSsports.com ranks Gordon the third best recruit in the 2013 class.
TUESDAY MORNING LINKS:
— Coach Lorenzo Romar returned from Africa with the team Sunday and immediately jumped on the recruiting trail.
Switching gears from a great foreign tour to hitting the road recruiting. About to comb the country. The wheels are about to go up.
— Lorenzo Romar (@CoachRomar) September 10, 2012
— It’s early, but ESPN ranks the 2013 recruiting race and puts Washington at No. 25. UCLA is seventh, USC at 14th and California 17th.
— UCLA secured a commitment this weekend from Allerik Freeman, a four-star shooting guard from Charlotte. He joins Bothell’s Zach LaVine.
— Cal added Jordan Matthews, a three-star shooting guard from Santa Monica, Calif. He joins Jabari Bird.
— Arizona State received a verbal commitment from Chance Murray, a 6-3 shooting guard from Los Angeles who had offers from Washington State, Stanford and Rice.
— Connecticut’s Jim Calhoun is mulling retirement.
— Shabazz Napier, UConn’s leading returning scorer, is recovering from a foot injury.
— Interesting to note the plush basketball dorms at Kentucky include an in-house chef, flat screen TVs everywhere and amenities for a 7-footer.
— Give Calipari credit, he goes all out to promote UK basketball and will enlists the help of A-list entertainers like Drake. The Wildcats gave a personalized championship ring to ‘Drizzy’ and he’s the guest coach at Kentucky’s NBA Alumni game Saturday.
— Not Pac-12 related, but Duke is investigating claims Lance Thompson, a member of the 2010 national championship team, purchased $100,000 in jewelry in the middle of his senior season.
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