Calipari looking ahead to 2012

Ellis, who led his team to another state title this season, has made several unofficial visits, including ones to Kentucky and North Carolina. He averaged 22.2 points, 10.4 rebounds

John Calipari continues to put the finishing touches on his 2010 recruiting class, but he's already looking to 2012.

The Kentucky coach along with assistant coach Orlando Antigua and staff member Tony Delk is scheduled to be in Wichita, Kansas, tonight for an open gym featuring 6-8 sophomore Perry Ellis, a two-time Kansas player of the year.

Ellis already has a scholarship offer from Kentucky along with Arizona, Kansas, Kansas State, Oklahoma, Memphis and Wichita State.

Recently North Carolina assistant coach Jerod Haase recently made the trip to see Ellis and his coach, Joe Auer.

Tonight's open gym will also have Stanford coach Johnny Dawkins and Kansas State coach Frank Martin as well as coaches from Texas A&M, Louisville, Wichita and Memphis along with Calipari, Antigua and Delk.

Ellis, who led his team to another state title this season, has made several unofficial visits, including ones to Kentucky and North Carolina. He averaged 22.2 points, 10.4 rebounds, 1.6 assists, 1.2 blocked shots and 1.2 steals per game last season. He shot 35 percent from 3-point range.


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