After ESPN Insider Jeff Goodman made a backhanded swipe at Wildcat Sam Malone, the junior walk-on went hard in the paint after the Worldwide Leader.
They slip under the radar, and they rarely get headlines, but often they're the hardest-working players on the floor, because every minute, every possession and every point is precious when you're a walk-on. They're usually considered team motivators and men of character that improve team focus. Case in point: Kentucky's Sam Malone.
Malone spent his life, from...
UK men's basketball freshman guard Sam Malone suffered a torn left ACL in Kentucky's 87-62 win over Chattanooga on Saturday, UK head coach John Calipari announced.
There won’t be a huge crowd of Sam Malone supporters at Madison Square Garden Tuesday night when Kentucky plays Kansas, but there will be more than support to suit the UK freshman walk-on.