Meet UK's Newest Head Recruiter

Meet UK's Newest Head Recruiter

Matt Jonesover 14 years

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mitch.jpeg Late news comes tonight from UK that Mitch Barnhart has passed an NCAA sanctioned test to take over as the head recruiter for UK basketball until a new coach is named. Many over the last few weeks had wondered what would happen with Kentucky recruiting while the Cats presumably waited for the Billy Donovan decision. Well now we know, as Mitch Barnhart made the very intelligent decision to get certified and take over the reigns of trying to put off decisions by Jai Lucas and Patrick Patterson for a couple of weeks. Jai Lucas told an Oklahoma website that Tubby's decision to leave meant he would have to "put off his decision for a while," leading to the likely conclusion that what was once a UK pick is now up in the air. IT is up now to the man above to keep a decision from happening before the new coach wins or loses the battle on his own. The era of Mitch begins......

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