Guarding against frustration, John Wall blooms at Kentucky

John Wall - photo by Walter Cornett |

John Wall, the freshman who has made the greatest impact on this college men’s basketball season, also has had moments of frustration.  “When you’re new and things aren’t going your way, you get hard on yourself,” says teammate Patrick Patterson. “He tends to do that. He gets mad at himself. He has messed up and turned the ball over. … He puts his head down and pouts. That’s what every freshman does. He’s still learning.”

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