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Before Nerlens Noel tore his ACL against Florida, he reeled off 4 strait weeks of being named SEC Freshman of the Week. Willie Cauley-Stein has stepped up for the ‘Cats, and now earns the same award for the 2nd time this year. Cauley-Stein came up huge in games against Vanderbilt, and in an OT thriller vs. Missouri. WCS racked up 27 points, 19 rebounds, 10 blocks, and shot 11-17 from the field in the two wins.
Cauley-Stein earned his first SEC Freshman of the Week award after becoming the first ‘Cat to record multiple double-double efforts. WCS tallied 11 points and 11 rebounds in UK’s last non-conference game against Eastern Michigan. He and the Kentucky Wildcats will host Mississippi State on Wednesday night. The ‘Cats and Bulldogs are set to tip at 8pm, the game will be aired on the SEC Network.
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A pair of big performances against Vanderbilt and Missouri helped Kentucky's Willie Cauley-Stein earn Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week honors, the league announced Monday.
Back in 1996, the Kentucky Wildcats had not won a national championship since Joe B. Hall lead them there in 1978. A guy by the name of Rick Pitino took over the Kentucky job in 1989, and began forming a contender from the very beginning. In 1993, the ‘Cats made the Final Four. Three years later, they were back in the Final Four and taking on a John Calipari led UMass team. After...
The next phase of the recruitment of young basketball superstar Andrew Wiggins begins this week when Wiggins takes an official visit to Kentucky.
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This KentuckyScout photo gallery features several images from the Wildcats' thrilling 90-83 overtime win over Missouri on Saturday at Rupp Arena, including one of Willie Cauley-Stein's career-high seven blocked shots against the Tigers.