Blackshear adds 'star power' for Louisville

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Rick Pitino is working on a blockbuster 2011 recruiting class. The Louisville coach had three quality commitments from Michael Chandler, Zach Price and Ryan Taylor. Now with five-star guard Wayne Blackshear in the fold, Louisville's class has genuine star power.

Wayne Blackshear gave Rick Pitino a nice Christmas present. Before Blackshear phoned Pitino yesterday to verbally commit to Louisville, the Cardinals already had three quality 2011 commitments from 6'10 center Michael Chandler, 6'9 power forward Zach Price and 6'6 small forward Ryan Taylor. Chandler is rated the No. 13 prospect in the nation, Price is ranked No. 37 and Taylor is regarded as a...