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Saturday / April 4.
  • Gilchrist Not Taking Officials

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    Michael Gilchrist is not taking any officials and still plans to attend Kentucky.

    “Michael will be going to the University of Kentucky,” his mother, Cindy Richardson, said Saturday.

    A rising senior at Elizabeth (N.J.) St. Patrick, Gilchrist recently Tweeted that he was going to take three official visits, but his mother said that was not the case.

    The 6-foot-6 Gilchrist is one of the top players in the Class of 2011 and committed to Kentucky this spring.

    He will join a star-studded recruiting class that includes point guard Marquis Teague of Indianapolis Pike and forward Anthony Davis of Chicago Perspectives Charter.

    Kyle Wiltjer, a 6-9 forward from Portland, will announce his plans tonight and one online report has him going to Kentucky.

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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. 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.