Originally written on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 10/9/14
Louisville fans have been expecting a huge sophomore season from Montrezl Harrell after the high praise from Coach Pitino in the offseason and his stellar performances in the Red & White games. On Tuesday night against Kentucky Wesleyan, Harrell was dominant and continued to prove that he is capable of being one of the best big men in the country this season. Earlier this week, Jeff Goodman of ESPN.com named Harrell as the No. 1 breakout player heading into the 2013-14 season.  1. Montrezl Harrell, PF, Louisville Cardinals Sophomore, 6-foot-8, 235 pounds. Harrell came off the bench as a freshman, playing limited minutes behind Gorgui Dieng. However, his production was impressive per minute played (5.7 points and 3.6 rebounds in 16 minutes per game). Now he’ll get 30-plus minutes per game — as long as he remains out of foul trouble — and he should be one of the top rebounders in the country.  Harrell won’t be the shot-blocker that Dieng was for Rick Pitino and the Cardinals, bu...
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