Archie Goodwin talks about what got him interested in playing for Calipari

Archie Goodwin

The 6-foot-4 ½, 198-pound freshman shooting guard averaged 28 points and eight rebounds last season for at Sylvan Hills High School in Little Rock, Ark. He led that team to last year’s Class 5A state championship, the school’s first. He dropped 27 points, including four 3-pointers, in the title game.  Goodwin, a noted dunking enthusiast, was at two-time Mr. Basketball in Arkansas. He was also a Parade and McDonald’s All-American, rated a consensus top-five shooting guard and top-15 overall prospect nationally in the Class of 2012. This is a sampling of Goodwin’s preseason Q&A with The Courier-Journal:  You identified very early that was a guy you wanted to play for. Why?  “I would say just because I watched him a lot when I was in middle school when he first got Derrick Rose, and then I saw a trend with him and Tyreke (Evans)…”

 

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