May 28, 2007

UK target Thorns appears bound for VaTech

Hank Thorns, the 11th-hour point guard target for the Kentucky Wildcats and new head coach Billy Gillispie, has apparently made up his mind.

It does not appear that UK is in Thorns' future as he is set to announce his college choice without the benefit of a visit to Lexington.

Reached at his home Sunday night, Thorns said, "I pretty much made up my mind, like, two days after I came back from Virginia Tech."

The 5-foot-9, 175-pound guard also claimed that the Kentucky coaches told a family friend, "that they offered a power forward." Thorns was likely hearing about Nemanja Calasan, the Serbian power forward from Midland College in Texas, who visited Kentucky this weekend.

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