The No. 1 point guard in the class of 2015 arrived in Lexington on Sunday for his official visit to the University of Kentucky.
New Jersey prospect Isaiah Briscoe hosted UK Coach John Calipari for an in-home visit this month and decided a few days ago to use one of his five official visits on a trip to Lexington this week.
Briscoe does not yet have a scholarship offer from the Wildcats, but that could change during this visit. He is the only player in the senior class that Calipari is still seriously recruiting but has not yet offered.
Roselle Catholic Coach Dave Boff told the Herald-Leader this month that UK increased its recruitment of Briscoe during the summer, joining schools like UConn, St. John's, Seton Hall and Rutgers that have been pursuing him longer.
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"I don't think that there's going to be any issues with the fact that they're making a strong push late as opposed to a strong push early," Boff said. "I think Isaiah is simply going to look at all of the schools that are recruiting him and try to figure out which one is the best fit, not necessarily which one has been recruiting him the longest."
Briscoe also took an official visit to UConn over the weekend and has trips planned to Missouri and St. John's next month. He has said that he plans to wait until the spring to make a college decision, but if Calipari extends an offer it would not be a surprise to see Briscoe go ahead and commit to the Wildcats in the near future.
247Sports ranks the 6-foot-3 prospect as the No. 6 overall player in the class of 2015.
■ Power forward Cheick Diallo, who took his official visit to UK back in June, was at Iowa State over the weekend for his official visit to that school.
Diallo — the No. 3 recruit in the class, according to 247Sports — is also considering Kansas, St. John's and Pittsburgh. He is not expected to make a decision until the spring.
■ Cleveland power forward Carlton Bragg had his in-home visit with UCLA Coach Steve Alford on Saturday and is now planning an official visit to Los Angeles for next month.
Bragg is one of several prospects scheduled to be in Lexington for Big Blue Madness on Oct. 17.
Madison Southern running back Damien Harris was in Commonwealth Stadium again Saturday for an unofficial visit to Kentucky.
Harris also attended UK's season opener last month and has been to Lexington nearly a dozen times on recruiting trips. He was joined on this visit by high-profile UK commitments Eli Brown and C.J. Conrad, among several others high school prospects.
So far, Harris has only taken one official visit — to Ohio State. He is also considering Alabama, Florida and Texas A&M and is expected to take official visits to all five schools before announcing his college decision Dec. 12.
■ Former UK commitment Luke Hiers announced Sunday that he is now committed to Central Florida.
Hiers — a four-star offensive lineman in the Rivals.com ratings — backed out of his UK pledge last month after he did not receive a written scholarship offer from the Wildcats, a signal that the UK coaches were looking at other options to fill his spot.
The Florida native told the Herald-Leader when he decommitted that he did have scholarship offers from Louisville and South Florida.
■ UK commitment Alex Stump will miss the remainder of his senior season after undergoing surgery last week for a foot injury.
The Cleveland-area wide receiver picked up a scholarship offer from Ohio State recently and is still considering the Buckeyes.
■ Cincinnati linebacker David Long committed to West Virginia on Sunday.
Long — a three-star prospect in the class of 2015 — had been on UK's recruiting radar for a few months and is a former teammate of Wildcats safety Mike Edwards.