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The potential for Cauley-Stein to be an elite-level big man has always been there, but the confidence didn’t come along until he committed to Kentucky. When he finally put his signature on the national letter of intent last fall, Cauley-Stein said it signaled a change in his mentality.
On a team that is now without leaders like Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Terrence Jones and Darius Miller, Goodwin’s embracement of a leadership role is a comforting feeling for a squad made up of talented but inexperienced pieces.
Before the Rupp Arena locker rooms can become the gold standard that John Calipari dreamed of when he announced the renovation in mid-March, the underbelly must be gutted and redone to accommodate the new features. Coach Cal took a tour of the construction site this week and shared his thoughts on the process so far.
A “fast-learning process” takes on a whole new meaning when you’re a first-year player under Calipari. It exponentially intensifies when you’re with Calipari in your first year and you’re a fifth-year senior.
Coach Cal’s foundation pledged $50,000 to launch the Team Focus Chapter in Lexington, helping locate deserving young men to send to a leadership camp every summer. On Sunday, Coach Cal stopped by the camp to talk with the participants.