When Tony Wroten released his final top-5, Kentucky, long thought to be his favorite, was conspicuously absent. There were plenty of rumblings indicating Kentucky head coach John Calipari had slowed his recruitment of Wroten, never offering the talented guard a scholarship.
Wroten took to Twitter Monday night and seemingly confirmed those rumors, asking Calipari why he stopped recruiting him.
@UKCoachCalipari aye coach. I just wanna know why u stopped recruiting me?
Who knows why Calipari gave up on Wroten. With a stacked 2011 recruiting class filled with some of the top talent in the nation, maybe Kentucky had no need for Wroten. After an ACL injury and a lightened summer AAU schedule, Wroten has seen his national ranking fall lately.
His tweet suggests that Wroten wanted Kentucky more than the Wildcats needed him. If Kentucky had stayed on him, one has to wonder if he wouldn't have already committed to Calipari's Cats.
With Kentucky out of the picture, local program Seattle U entered the fold for Wroten. Cameron Dollar's been coming on strong with the Garfield product, even scheduling a late in-home visit a week ago.
With the Wildcats out of the picture, and Wroten left puzzled as to why, his recruitment comes down to Louisville and Washington. He said he's about 50/50 between the two and will announce his decision tomorrow at 3 p.m.
Stay tuned for more on Wroten as he heads towards his announcement tomorrow.