Yesterday Trey Lyles made some remarks about Louisville developing players better than Kentucky.
He said Kentucky gets players to the league faster, but Louisville might develop them a little bit better. I know that comment didn’t set well with the Big Blue Nation, but today Trey talked about those comments.
The 6-foot-9 prospect stirred up Twitter on Thursday night when he said that U of L develops players better but Kentucky gets them to the NBA faster. He clarified Friday to say that U of L develops players because the Cards usually have them longer.
“Louisville develops them better because they have them for longer periods of time,” Lyles said. “When Kentucky gets them they get them for usually one year. Louisville gets them for three or four years. They have more time to develop their players.”
He said UK’s recent success with one-and-done players is a selling point.
“Kentucky, they’ve had a lot of guys go one year and done,” he said. “A lot of guys want to do that. They’re getting guys into the league, and when they’re in the league they’re actually doing something for their teams.”
Lyles — the No. 4 overall recruit in the class of 2014 — said he’d like to explore the one-and-done route if he has the opportunity. But he added that he thinks he could do that at both UK and
Ben Roberts sent out this tweet earlier today.
New story: Trey Lyles talks about his 4 finalists and clarifies yesterday’s UK/UofL comments http://t.co/0hlZwPsVHX
— Ben Roberts (@NextCats) July 12, 2013
Click on the link in Ben’s tweet to read the full article.
If Lyles really wants to get to the league which school do you think he should choose? Kentucky, Florida, Butler, and Louisville are his top four schools.