University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino is obviously still very high on Fort Wayne, Ind., big man Malik Williams.
Pitino and assistant Mike Balado started the third - and final - evaluation period of the summer in Orlando, Fla., at the AAU Super Showcase tracking Williams. The Cardinals' staff has not missed any game the 7-foot center has played this summer.
Williams had another solid effort but his Team Legit lost in the opener. The team will play twice tomorrow and Pitino is expected to stay in Orlando to watch Williams.
U of L assistants David Padgett and Kenny Johnson were in Las Vegas at several different events.
The Cardinals' staff members saw Makai Ashton-Langford go for 19 points, five assists and four rebounds as Mass Rivals rolled in the opening game of the adidas Summer Championships. Mass Rivals beats Compton Magic 83-55.
The other main '17 target playing in Las Vegas is Marietta, Ga., point guard Darius Perry, who had nine points and four rebounds in just 19 minutes as Game Elite rolled over Play Hard Play Smart Elite.
The U of L coaches also saw New Albany, Ind., '18 star Romeo Langford get 22 points and 11 rebounds for Eric Gordon All-Stars.
The staff will be tracking prospects all week.