When Kentucky takes the court with UCLA tonight in Memphis, all eyes will be on Lonzo Ball and De’Aaron Fox. The matchup between two of the nation’s best three point guards will get all the hype, but Malik Monk can not be forgotten.
Two years ago Monk went toe-to-toe with Ball at the Tournament of Champions in Missouri. The juniors did not disappoint. Ball had a triple-double — 19 points, 15 assists, 12 rebounds — and Monk scored 50 points. Watch the highlights that begin with Monk’s AND 1 off an alley-oop.