Changing UK over from a coach driven team to a player driven one hasn't been easy and is far from complete.
It's the power of empowerment that could lift the Cats into the home stretch of the regular season into postseason play.
Julius Randle asked to guard LSU's Johnny O'Bryant among his teammates, not a directive from the coaches in the final moments.
Andrew Harrison is stepping up to command the court like Cal wants.
And overall the team is gelling, which is obviously a good thing.
Hear from assistant coach Orlando Antigua in the video.