Calipari lines up meetings with UK’s potential draft prospects

According to ESPN’s Andy Katz, John Calipari has set up meetings with players prior to Sunday’s deadline to declare for the NBA draft.

Calipari said by phone Monday he will meet with freshman forward Julius Randle. Kentucky put out a news release Monday announcing a 1:30 p.m. ET news conference Tuesday on Randle’s decision. Calipari said he didn’t know what Randle would do yet.

Calipari said he was surprised when sophomore forward Willie Cauley-Stein announced he was returning to school.

Calipari said he will meet with freshman forward Dakari Johnson and sophomore forward Alex Poythress Monday afternoon and with freshmen guard twins Andrew and Aaron Harrison Tuesday.

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