U of L hoops staff hits the road recruiting

Less then two weeks after winning a national championship in basketball, the University of Louisville basketball coaches are back on the road recruiting. The first of two live periods in the spring for college basketball recruiting is this weekend and U of L is represented on both the East and West coasts.

And the U of L coaches are out all across the country.

U of L assistant coaches Kevin Keatts and Wyking Jones are in Los Angeles watching some of the top U of L targets in the Nike EYBL first session.

Among the top prospects on U of L's radar in Los Angles are post player targets Jahlil Okafor, Cliff Alexander and Khadeem Lattin.

Also in the event is Evansville, Ind., guard Jaquan Lyle – a top target – along with forwards Theo Pinson, Jalen Lindsey, Kameron Chatman and Kevon Looney among others are targets the U of L coaches have been watching.

U of L commitment Shaqquan Aaron plays for Seattle Rotary and is in the Nike event this weekend.

U of L director of basketball operations Andre McGee is filling in on the road for U of L this weekend and is at the Pittsburgh JamFest. McGee is on the road as a recruiter until U of L hires a third assistant coach.

The other U of L commitment – Quentin Snider – is playing for the Louisville Magic in the JamFest.

Another top target – Isaiah Whitehead – is also playing in Pittsburgh.

Other targets will emerge this weekend on the circuit. Coaches will be out again next weekend in several places.

U of L coach Rick Pitino is not on the road recruiting this weekend.

U of L women's coach Jeff Walz is in Raleigh, N.C., for the Deep South Classic. He also has two assistant coaches on the road.

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