Willie Cauley-Stein announces he will return to UK for next season

Willie Cauley-Stein announces he will return to UK for next season

Willie Cauley-Stein announces he will return to UK for next season

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by WHAS11/Associated Press

WHAS11.com

Posted on April 14, 2014 at 6:30 PM

Updated Monday, Apr 14 at 6:39 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- UK Sophomore Willie Cauley-Stein just tweeted he'll return to Kentucky for his junior season.

Cauley-Stein said he is not in a rush to leave the fans.

Cauley-Stein earned All-Southeastern Conference Defensive Team accolades during the 2013-14 season, the sixth UK player in the last five seasons to earn the distinction. With four rejections against Kansas State in Kentucky’s opening round of the NCAA Tournament, Cauley-Stein moved into a tie for second place in the single-season standings for blocks with 106 on the year. Only Anthony Davis (186) had more in a single year. That total also ranked in the top 10 nationally for the year.

“I'm happy for Willie and also proud of him for making the best decision for him and his family,” head coach John Calipari said. “Being in school for at least three years will get him closer to having a degree and will help him prepare for the next level and life afterwards.”


 

 

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