Five-star JaQuan Lyle knows if you want to be great, UK is a good place to go

Jaquan Lyle - photo from 247sports.com
Jaquan Lyle – photo from 247sports.com

Five-star junior  took an intelligent perspective into his visit to last weekend for Big Blue Madness.  The 6-foot-5 versatile guard realized that while he should feel honored to be one of the official guests of the program for the event, he should also be humbled by the amazing group of talent surrounding him in the seats as fellow recruits.   Still the no. 19 prospect in the 2014 Rivals150 knows that while Kentucky isn’t for every player, it’s a heck of an opportunity for those who can handle the work load.  “The first thing coach Calipari always says it that is a players-first program but that it is not for everyone with all of the pressure around it,” Lyle told Cats Illustrated, “You should know that if you consider Kentucky, because they always have a target on their back. You might have to deal with some extra distraction stuff because of everything that has been associated in the past with coach Calipari. But I think it could be for me. I know if you want to be great then UK is a good place to go.”

 

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