Next Cats: For the Lyles family, a lot to like about UK and U of L

broberts@herald-leader.comOctober 17, 2013 


Arsenal Technical's Trey Lyles beat Scecina Memorial's Sam Elmore in a Jan. 17 game in Indianapolis. Lyles, rated as the No. 4 overall recruit of 2014 by, decommitted from Indiana last summer and has Kentucky and Louisville among his college choices.

DOUG MCSCHOOLER — Indianapolis Star

There’s not a recruitment in the country quite like that of Trey Lyles.

The five-star power forward from Indianapolis will make a college decision for the second time at some point over the next few months. When that time comes, he’ll get more attention than most. And not all of it will be positive.

Lyles — once committed to Indiana — narrowed his college choices to Kentucky and Louisville a few weeks ago. Rick Pitino hosted him for an official visit in late August. This weekend, it’s John Calipari’s turn.

The 6-foot-9 prospect is one of several recruits who will be in Rupp Arena for Big Blue Madness on Friday night.

In an interview with Lyles' father, Herald-Leader recruiting writer Ben Roberts asked about how the family will go about helping Trey make his choice, how they'll deal with reaction from the fans and what factors his son is looking for in a school.

Read the entire story on Ben Roberts' Next Cats blog.

And catch up on all the latest UK recruiting headlines on our Next Cats website.

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