Upshaw headlines impressive group of visitors

Louisville opens practice for the 2011-12 season Friday night at the KFC Yum! Center, and a host of four-star prospects, headlined by 7'0 Fresno, Cal., center Robert Upshaw, will be in attendance.

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Robert Upshaw, C, Fresno, Ca. (2012) – A 7'0 four-star center, Louisville has made a big move with the California big man this fall. Rick Pitino recently had an in-home visit with Upshaw and convinced him to travel east to check out the Cardinals. Arizona, Georgetown, Kansas State and Fresno State round out Upshaw's list.

Four-star 2012 C Robert Upshaw
Derek Willis, PF, Bullitt East (2013) - Willis, who picked up an offer from Kentucky this week, will attend Louisville Red-White scrimmage instead of UK's midnight madness. Saturday, the 6'8 Willis will visit Purdue and Indiana.

Greg McClinton, SF, Winston-Salem (2013) -- Four-star small forward will make his second unofficial visit to Louisville this weekend. Louisville assistant Kevin Keatts is running the point on the 6'6 McClinton, rated the No. 10 prospect at his position in the 2013 class.

Malik Price-Martin, PF, Miami (2013) -- A four-star power forward from Miami, Price-Martin hails from the same school as Louisville junior forward Rakeem Buckles, and the same AAU that produced Buckles and Jared Swopshire. As a freshman, Price-Martin played for UofL Director of Basketball Operations Mark Lieberman at Monsignor Pace, so the Cardinals have strong ties.

Anton Gill, SG, Raleigh, NC (2013) -- A four-star shooting guard from Raleigh, NC, Gill, a left-hander, has deep range and score a variety of different ways. The 6'2 Gill led his AAU team to the finals of the Kentucky Hoopfest this summer. Louisville assistant Kevin Keatts is running the point in Gill's recruitment. East Carolina, North Carolina, Florida and Xavier are also involved.

Four-star 2013 PF Malik Price-Martin
Quentin Snider, PG, Ballard (2014) – Snider, the 10th-ranked point guard prospect nationally in his class, verbally committed to Louisville this summer. One of the top sophomores in the state, Snider helped lead his AAU team to championships at the Adidas Invitational and Kentucky Hoopfest this summer.

Trey Grundy, SF, Lexington Henry Clay (2014) – A 6'6 small forward, Grundy teamed with Snider and Russell on the AAU circuit this summer. Ranked the No. 10 small forward in the 2014 class, Grundy is receiving interest from Louisville, Tennessee, Xavier, Purdue, Indiana and Illinois. He made an unofficial visit to Louisville this summer.

Jordan Green, SG, Lexington Henry Clay (2014) – The 6'4 Green, a teammate of Grundy's, also played with Snider, Russell and Grundy on the AAU circuit over the summer. Listed as a shooting guard, Green is a good scorer, especially in the midrange. Green has received interest from Louisville, Xavier, Tennessee, Indiana, Purdue, South Carolina and Illinois.

Jackson Davis, PF, Lexington Lafayette (2014) -- A three-star prospect, the 6'8 Davis is considered one of the top prospects in Kentucky's loaded Class of 2014. Davis, whose father played for Rick Pitino at Kentucky, received visits from Illinois, Minnesota, Indiana and Xavier during the evaluation period. Louisville and Purdue are also recruiting the promising power forward prospect.

Kelan Martin, PF, Ballard (2014)– Martin, a 6'6 power forward, is a teammate of Snider's at Louisville Ballard. He played for Indiana Elite on the AAU circuit over the summer. Martin holds offers from Tennessee Tech and IUPUI.

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