Mixing the ingredients together to pack a powerful punch was – and still is – expected to take awhile for the heir apparent to Davis. For every compliment Noel receives for his raw ability, his defensive prowess and his upside, there’s a critic notes his offensive shortcomings and how far he has to go. The assessments are all fair, but maybe they are all a bit exaggerated at this point.
John Calipari has always said he’ll play anybody, anywhere, anytime. His nonconference scheduling proposal to ESPN’s Andy Katz certainly backs that up.
While some of his former teammates are reminiscing about their time in Lexington at the NBA Draft Combine in Chicago, Eloy Vargas is getting the unique opportunity to enjoy a few more days at the Joe Craft Center.
Pictures from Wednesday’s morning practice with the Dominican Republic National Team at the Joe Craft Center. The Dominicans, who are being led by John Calipari for the second straight year, are training at the Craft Center this week.
Kentucky seniors Darius Miller and Eloy Vargas are set to receive their diplomas on Sunday at UK’s 145 Commencement Ceremonies.
It was the first thing on their minds after they won the national championship. But Friday’s visit to the White House was also likely the last thing the 2012 national champions will do together as a team.
Guy Ramsey writes about the Cats’ trip to the White House, documenting everything from takeoff in Lexington to the handshakes with the president.
After watching his team get outrebounded, “outhustled” and “outworked” in the second half of doubleheader nightcap, a hot and irritated John Calipari said this letdown loss simply came down to toughness. One team (Baylor) had it. The other (Kentucky) didn’t.