The Kentucky Wildcats announced that blue chip prospect Archie Goodwin is leaving big blue early for the NBA draft while Willie Cauley-Stein and Kyle Wiltjer (yet another McDonald’s All-American) will return to the Kentucky Wildcats next season. Coach John Calipari announced their decisions Monday.
So we’ll have to update our 2013 NBA Draft early entries list. And this announcement will send shock waves throughout NBA Mock Drafts everywhere. (of course, ours is the most accurate two years running)
In the Calipari era, Kentucky Wildcats past and future have dominated two events- the McDonald’s All American game and the NBA Draft. Kentucky has always had a presence in both, but Coach Cal has taken it up a notch. The 2012 NBA Draft first round was owned by Kentucky Wildcats, and the 2013 McDonald’s All-American game will set a new record with five players destined for Lexington.
Goodwin averaged a team-best 14 points for the Wildcats. They followed up their 2012 national championship ...