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DEMAREE: UK recruiting presence in Louisville

Louisville product Keenan Burton

Often when a dog is down, he gets kicked in the head. And he often fails to get credit for his positive accomplishments. Because the University of Louisville is winning with a couple of Louisville's most decorated stars, there's a illusion that they have been dominating the Jefferson county recruiting. That illusion is not accurate.

Recruiting pundits will tell you that for a school like the University of Kentucky playing in a conference like the SEC, good evaluating is paramount in program building. As U of L gains more prominence a higher premium is put on evaluating in a state such as Kentucky, which has a limited recruiting base. For the last two years, Kentucky has put approximately 30 players in Dl schools. There are...

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