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Brad Calipari officially added to Kentucky roster

John Calipari

Kentucky head coach John Calipari asks for a call during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Kansas in Lawrence, Kan., Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)


Kentucky officially added Brad Calipari, the son of head coach John Calipari, to their roster this week. He’s enrolled in summer school and will be playing with the team in the fall.

“I’m very excited to be a part of this special group of guys coming in,” Brad Calipari said, according the UK’s news release. “It’s truly an honor to finally be with the Big Blue Nation. I’m very lucky to have this opportunity and won’t put it to waste.”

It’s unclear whether or not he’ll be a walk-on or on scholarship, but Brad, who is a 6-foot point guard, is not exactly expected to be the next one-and-done point guard under Coach Cal. He’s not a bum, either, as he played in the EYBL and averaged 15.3 points and 3.6 assists while shooting 47 percent from three at the MacDuffie School in Massachussetts as a senior.

Here’s what Coach Cal tweeted about his son joining the program: