Abundance of length has Calipari pondering potential lineups, even playing both big men

Kentucky LengthA glance at the 2012-13 men’s basketball roster shows the Wildcats’ will not be lacking in at least one thing this season: size.  Five of the 12 Wildcats are 6-foot-7 or taller. Three of the 12 are 6-foot-10 or taller.  Freshman Willie Cauley-Steintops the list at 7-foot. FreshmanNerlens Noel and sophomore  follow closely behind at 6-foot-10. Junior  and freshman  are both listed at 6-foot-7.  All that size has players identifying one area where the current Cats are already better than the 2012 national championship team.  “There’s different ways we can do it, but we could be longer than we were a year ago at times,” said head coach  in a preseason roundtable interview with local media.

 

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