Busy weekend for UK targets

It's expected to be a quiet weekend for basketball recruiting visitors on the Kentucky campus, but several Wildcat targets are making trips to other schools. We get you caught up with all the movement in this KentuckyScout feature.

With the dazzling light show, thumping music and amusing player introductions still fresh in our memory from "Big Blue Madness," Kentucky takes a step back to catch its collective breath this weekend.

After playing host to nine elite propsects last weekend, the Cats are not expected to have any visitors on campus the next few days. But that doesn't mean all is quiet on the recruiting front.

Here's a glance at where some of UK's top remaining targets for 2013 and beyond will be headed this weekend:

* Kentucky appears poised to sign up to seven players in next year's class. With five already committed, the focus has turned to Texas power forward Julius Randle and California forward Aaron Gordon for at least one of those spots. The other is likely reserved for Andrew Wiggins, the top-rated junior, if he decides to reclassify to 2013.

Randle is not expected to be on the road this weekend, but Gordon will be at Arizona. His list currently includes Washington, Kansas, Oregon, Arizona and UK. The No. 5 player in the 2013 class is expected to visit Lexington next weekend.

Gordon's Oakland Soldiers teammate, four-star 2014 wing Stanley Johnson, is also expected to be on the Arizona campus. He picked up a scholarship offer from the Cats late this summer.

Randle, meanwhile, will be back on the road next week for a trip to Oklahoma. Kentucky, Florida and Texas are thought to be out in front of his recruitment, but Kansas, N.C. State and Oklahoma are still being listed among his final six schools.

* Duke plays host to the No. 2 and No. 4 players in the Class of 2014 in the form of Minnesota point guard Tyus Jones and Chicago center Jahlil Okafor. The Blue Devils will also be entertaining 2015 New Jersey center/forward Karl Towns, who was among UK's visitors last weekend for Madness.

* After picking up a commitment this week from four-star California center Marcus Lee, it is unclear if four-star North Carolina center Kennedy Meeks remains an option for UK. The nation's top-rated center will be taking a trip to Georgetown this weekend.

* Four-star New Jersey combo forward Tyler Roberson, who has plans to visit UK on Nov. 2, is expected to be at Kansas for an official visit this weekend. SMU, Syracuse and Villanova are also in the hunt for the nation's No. 47 prospect. Roberson remains a player to keep an eye on for the Cats depending on how the situation pans out with Randle, Gordon and Wiggins.

* Five-star 2014 Indiana point guard Jaquan Lyle, who was in Lexington last weekend for Madness, will attend "Hoosier Hysteria" at Indiana.

* Elite 2015 center Diamond Stone is expected to be in Ann Arbor, Mich., to visit the Wolverines. He is rated the No. 2 player in the sophomore class behind only Towns.

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