February 6, 2007

Junior forward drawing UK attention

Winter in Kentucky means serious business for UK coach Tubby Smith.

Primarily, he is trying to mold the current roster into a championship team. However, it is never too early to think about the program's future, and Smith has used the rare spare moment to scout some of the nation's best underclassmen. You can add Mechanicsville (Va.) Benedictine forward Ed Davis to that list.

"Recently, Coach Smith was at my game last week, and they're getting active now," said the No. 8 prospect in the Class of 2008.

Davis has spoken with Smith and assistant coach David Hobbs, but he says his family already has a connection to the Kentucky staff.

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