Found May 09, 2013 on RealGM:
John Calipari's incredibly deep recruiting class will give Kentucky a physically stronger frontcourt than he has in past seasons. "We're going to be much stronger physically at all positions,'' said Calipari. "Our post presence will be there with Dakari Johnson and Marcus Lee. He's a lot like Nerlens in terms of blocking shots and going after balls. He's bouncy with great energy, but he's not as big. Willie is coming back with one thought in mind: He wants to do something on the basketball court and in the tournament. He's got something to prove to himself. He's got a great frame of mind. He understands he's got to do it and do something different.'' Calipari will have more options with putting together lineups than he ever has before while at Kentucky. "There will be a lot of teams ahead of us, but we'll be deeper and the bench will be a great friend of mine,'' said Calipari. "I'll be able to play l...
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