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Thursday / February 23.

Kentucky Now Recruiting Tyler Ulis

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If you think the Kentucky point guard situation for 2014 was interesting before, it just got a little bit more intriguing.

James Ulis,. the father of 2014 Chicago Heights (IL) Marian Catholic point guard Tyler Ulis, confirmed that Kentucky is recruiting his son.

“No offer, but we will go see them,” James Ulis told by text.

The Chicago Sun-Times and the Hoops Report previously reported Kentucky’s interest in the 5-foot-8 Ulis, who currently lists Michigan State, Purdue, DePaul, Northwestern, Iowa, Florida State and USC.

Kentucky has offered two 2014 point guards in Tyus Jones, who may end up at Duke, and Emmanuel Mudiay, who is also considering Baylor, SMU and N.C. State, among others.

The Wildcats are also in the final five for Huntington (W.V.) Prep point guard Josh Perkins, but have not yet offered him.

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Adam Zagoria is a New York Times contributor and Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. He is the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist whose articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Sports Illustrated, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.