While Noel may not be the best player in college basketball this year, I would argue he is one of the most valuable players in the country. In other words, if UK lost Noel tomorrow, how much would the Cats drop off? I’m not sure there are more than a few players whose loss would hurt their respective teams as much as Noel would to Kentucky.
Because the draft order is going to be so fluid from here on out, we’re compiling our final list of mock drafts before Thursday night.
Notes on the progress of the Rupp Arena locker room renovations, Calipari “giddy” about Willie Cauley-Stein and an update on the Dominican Republic National Team.
Draft analysts and experts continue to break down the prospects and predict where they’ll go on June 28. Anthony Davis continues to be a certainty at the top of the draft, and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist looks to be picked in the top five selections. After that, anything could happen.
Think it’s crazy when John Calipari says the rivalry between the actual Kentucky-Louisville players isn’t as fierce as people think? Watch this video from last year’s McDonald’s All-American Game.
eRUPPtion Zone tickets will be available to the public for the Belmont and Mississippi State games, which occur over the university’s holiday break. Tickets will go on sale 90 minutes prior to tip-off at the Rupp Arena Box Office and are available on a first come/first serve basis.