There were very few positive in yesterday’s loss to Auburn. Perhaps the biggest one was the improved play on both ends by Derek Willis. The junior was 4-10 from the field for 12 points and collected 12 boards for his first career double-double. The positive performance caught Cal’s eye in a hurricane of negativity. Here’s an excerpt from 24/7’s story on Willis.
“I was so happy for him,” Calipari said. “Rebounded with two hands. If you ask me, he moved by all the other bigs. That’s my opinion. But now he’s got to be consistent. But he rebounded and tried. I was just proud of him.”-
For the full article from 24/7 Sports, click here.