Posted January 10, 2012 on
Kentucky point guard Marquis Teague may just be a freshman, but he has been schooled on what to expect when the Wildcats take to the road in SEC play this week. The Wildcats suffered their lone setback of the season at Indiana in December, and learned in that one point loss that road games can be much different than home games.
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At the top of his game Darius Miller can turn in performances like he did last spring when he was named the MVP of the Southeastern Conference Tournament. When Miller isn't at the top of his game he is still good, but Kentucky coach John Calipari wants Miller to strive to be great.
Twany Beckham became eligible at the end of the fall semester. As Kentucky enters SEC play his presence could become more of a factor given his penchant for playing tough defense and coming to Kentucky with SEC experience.
John Calipari has at times been freshman point guard Marquis Teague’s harshest critic, which the Kentucky coach says is what he’s supposed to do.
Yet the UK coach also felt he had to point out that his freshman is playing a lot better than many Kentucky fans want to believe considering UK is 15-1 after Saturday’s 79-64 win over South Carolina.
University of Kentucky offensive lineman Chandler Burden and cornerback Anthony Mosley are set to play in the 2012 Casino Del Sol College All-Star Game at Kino Stadium in Tucson, Ariz., on Jan. 16.