Coach Cal turning to Noel’s example to bring best out of Cats

Nerlens Noel - photo by Walter Cornett |
Nerlens Noel – photo by Walter Cornett |

Throughout Kentucky’s national championship season, had a player he could point to as a paragon of hustle and effort.

Whenever Darius Miller’s motor ran low, Terrence Jones wasn’t going one hundred percent or took a few plays off, a mention of Michael Kidd-Gilchrist’s name was sure to follow. The freshman swingman known by his initials was unwavering in his intensity, always pushing himself to the limit, and by extension, his teammates.

has long been talked about as the heir to Anthony Davis’ shot-blocking throne, but it appears the void he’s actually filling is MKG’s.

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