WINDSOR, Ontario (AP) - Kentucky coach John Calipari has already
started turning a top-notch recruiting class into part of a team
that hopes to contend for a national championship.
The Wildcats started a three-day, three-game exhibition series
in Canada on Sunday night, defeating the University of Windsor
Two months before official practice even begins, incoming
freshman point guard Brandon Knight led the Wildcats with 31
points. Knight is supposed to fill the sneakers of John Wall, who
led Kentucky to 35 wins last season as a freshman while earning
Wall was one of five Kentucky players - including DeMarcus
Cousins, Wall's classmate and fellow All-America, - who left school
early for the NBA.
The game was played before a sellout crowd of 2,500 at the St.
Denis Centre on Windsor's campus.
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