Playground Warrior reports an offer from UK

Billy Gillispie and his Kentucky staff are still recruiting spring additions to the class of 2008, but it isn't too early to recruiting the class of 2010. Evan Anderson was on the Kentucky campus recently for an unofficial visit. Kentucky Sports Report's Brian Eldridge has the latest on Anderson.

After receiving 2 previous 2010 class commitments, Billy Gillispie and his staff are working hard to land another one.

Sophomore center, Evan Anderson of Eau Claire Wisconsin is one of the top recruits in the nation. At this time, Kentucky is very much involved with him.

"Coach Cox has done a great job staying in touch. Coach Gillispie made it known that he's a top priority on the interior," said Ritchie Davis, coach of the Wisconsin Playground Warriors AAU program. "He has an offer from Kentucky until he's comfortable accepting it," said Davis.

Anderson stands at 6-foot-11 and weighs 244 pound and he's only 16 years old. He's also got a 7-foot-4 wingspan.

"He's a traditional center," said Davis. "He can step out and face up, but he does most of his damage with his back to the basket."

That kind of ability and potential will always bring about the usual suspects in the basketball recruiting world. Anderson has already narrowed down his list to a group of eight.

"He likes Boston College, Iowa State, Kentucky, North Carolina, UCLA, Marquette and Wisconsin," said Davis. "UCLA and North Carolina haven't offered yet, but he plans to visit both campuses in the spring."

Anderson has already made several visits at this early stage.

"He did visit North Carolina last spring and he will visit UCLA in June," said Davis. "His visit to Kentucky went pretty well," Davis said. "He and Dakota (Euton) roomed together on that weekend. And of course he's visited the in-state schools, Marquette and Wisconsin. He's pretty wide open."

Anderson and the Playground Warriors will compete at the King James Shootout this weekend in Akron Ohio. Anderson also will be playing with the Adidas Nations team, coached by Paul Silas.

Anderson only averaged 8 points, 6 boards, and 3 blocks for his high school team. For his AAU team this spring, he's been scoring 20 points per game.

Anderson is rated a four-star prospect by

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