The Final Four is here and the most interesting question in Texas this weekend is whether Bo Ryan’s Wisconsin Badgers can match up with John Calipari’s Big Bad Kentucky Wildcats.
It’s the cliché “contrast of styles” with one side yielding experience versus the new “Fab 5″ of freshman.
In part one of a two-part series, we take a look at Kentucky’s lengthy frontcourt up against the Wisconsin’s versatile forwards.
1.) Center Dakari Johnson (7-0, 265)
Likely Counterpart: Forward Frank Kaminsky (7-0, 234)
Matchup: I’ll start off by saying I have no idea why ESPN has Kaminsky listed as 7-0 because he’s a lot closer to 6-10 than the seven foot mark. Despite the inch or two short, Kaminsky has been a MONSTER in this year’s tournament. Johnson will have his work cut out for him to stop Kaminsky who has 74 points on a blistering 54 percent shooting in the tournament. Johnson isn’t nearly as gifted on the offensive end and will struggle guarding Kaminsky who stretches his defenders out to th