Aaron has full reaction to Jay Wright's shocking retirement, then discusses Oscar Tshiebwe's return to Kentucky and a busy week at UCLA, where three key players made decisions. He wraps by discussing the bizarre, sketchy recruitment of Shaedon Sharpe - the No. 1 prospect who enrolled at Kentucky but never played:
Jay Wright's shocking retirement (1:45): Aaron opens the show by discussing the shocking retirement of Jay Wright. Aaron explains why this retirement is completely different than Coach K or Roy Williams stepping away, then reflects back on Wright's unforgettable career. Also, what role did the new world of NIL and one-time transfer play into this decision, and what can we expect from new Villanova head coach Kyle Neptune?
Oscar Tshiebwe returns to college hoops + other key "stay or go" decisions (29:00): Next up, Aaron hits on all the big "stay or go" decisions of the week. Oscar Tshiebwe is back, and Kentucky is officially back in the conversation atop the sport. What do the Wildcats need to do from here on out the rest of the off-season? Also, UCLA lost Johnny Juzang but got back Jaime Jacquez - could UCLA be better next season? Finally, thoughts on the departures of Kofi Cockburn at Illinois and why Gonzaga could be in trouble next season.
The sketchy Shaedon Sharpe situation (47:00): Finally, Aaron wraps by discussing the wild Shaedon Sharpe story at Kentucky. The No. 1 recruit enrolled, but never played this season and is now off to the pros. Who is to blame? What could John Calipari have done differently? And the one lesson all fans need to learn in a situation like this.
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