Coach Cal's Cats are having a great day. Nerlens Noel was named the SEC Defensive player of the year. As well as the freshman of the year, and a first-team all-sec freshman selection. Bad news, he's out for the rest of the season. Leaving Willie Cauley-Stein to pick up the slack...
Cauley-Stein had his own mishap earlier this year. Sitting out several games with a knee injury, so he knows the feeling.
But there"s still dissent among the team. Not everyone trusts one another.
Namely, Cauley-Stein isn't sold everyone has bought in. Kyle Wiltjer meanwhile thinks the team still has to focus on itself. Still get Kentucky right before worrying about who they play.