July 8, 2006

ABCD: Elite 2008 forward has Cats on list

One of the nation's elite junior forwards says he has been told he will be one of Kentucky's primary recruiting targets in the Class of 2008.

Drew Gordon, a 6-foot-8, 235-pound from San Jose, Calif., Archbishop Mitty, is drawing heavy interest from the Wildcats early in the process.

"Coach (Tubby) Smith says he's highly interested in me, that I'll be one of their top recruits in the Class of '08," Gordon said after wrapping up Saturday's afternoon session at the Reebok ABCD Camp. "As soon as they could start talking to guys in my class, they were one of the first schools I started hearing from."

In addition to Kentucky, Gordon is receiving interest from an impressive list of schools that includes Duke, Arizona, Cal, UConn, Florida, Louisville, Texas, UCLA and Washington.

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