As has become an annual tradition, one of the biggest factors when it comes to crafting the national championship picture is how quickly and effectively Coach Cal can get his young-but-talented roster to gel.
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It also comes with a free 7-day trial. Derek Willis and Dominique Hawkins, who provided important veteran leadership, graduated.
All in all, the Wildcats lost And with the exception of Jarred Vanderbilt foot and Jemarl Baker knee , who are both recovering from injuries, all of them are expected to play an early-season role.
Washington and Vanderbilt are all projected first-round picks , while Quade Green, Nick Richards and Gabriel could all be included in that conversation.
The concern is a lack of experience. While Calipari is used to playing a lot of true freshmen, he has typically had an uperclassman or two to help provide leadership.
But this is a young team even by Kentucky standards, as sophomore Wenyen Gabriel, who logged Until individual players get it, your team can never get better. I got to get Hami playing the right way. I got to get PJ playing the right way.
I got to get Kevin Knox, Nick, we got to get them playing the way they got to play for themselves and for us. These Wildcats may be young and unproven.
But with length and athleticism scattered all over the court, a trio of guards—Diallo, Green and Gilgeous-Alexander—that excel at getting to the hoop and an expected up-tempo style of play, they are going to be extremely fun to watch. Published Nov 10, at am Read More.