Kentucky basketball recruits on national TV Saturday

Herald-Leader Staff WriterFebruary 5, 2011 

Saturday offers another opportunity for University of Kentucky basketball fans to see some potential future Cats in action.

Two players Coach John Calipari is targeting in the class of 2012 will play Saturday at 10 p.m. on ESPN2.

Shabazz Muhammad and Rosco Allen will lead Bishop Gorman (Nev.) against Long Beach Poly (Calif.), a team rated No. 3 in the nation by USA Today.

Muhammad, a 6-foot-5 shooting guard, is rated No. 3 overall by Rivals.com and Scout.com and No. 5 by ESPN.

Allen, a 6-8 forward, is rated No. 23 by Rivals, 17 by Scout and 36 by ESPN.

Muhammad reportedly is considering Duke, North Carolina, UCLA and UK.

Allen is looking at North Carolina, UK, UNLV and several Pacific-10 schools.

Visit the Herald-Leader's NextCats recruiting blog on Kentuckysports.com for daily updates on UK prospects.

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