Willie Cauley-Stein's blocking prowess stands out

UK forward Willie Cauley-Stein (15) blocks Eastern Michigan guard Darell Combs (25) during the second half of the University of Kentucky men's basketball game vs. Eastern Michigan at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Ky., on Wednesday, November 27, 2013. Kentucky defeated Eastern Michigan 81-63. Photo by Adam Pennavaria | Staff

The 7-foot forward from Olathe, Kan., followed a four-block effort against Cleveland State University on Nov. 25 with seven blocks against Eastern Michigan University two days later. Last Sunday against Providence College, Cauley-Stein blocked nine more shots, which tied Andre Riddick and Sam Bowie for second in UK history on the single-game blocks list.

Cats finally click in victory over Providence

David Schuh
Basketball columnist

By David Schuh | Men’s basketball columnist dschuh@kykernel.com UK men’s basketball started fast, hustled hard and played 40 minutes of aggressive offense. They did the things head coach John Calipari has been begging them to do. It took eight games, but the Cats finally put it all together. The result? The Cats comfortably dusted Providence College, […]