Cats look to carry ‘Camp Cal’ lessons to game day

Nerlens Noel - photo by Tammie Brown | WildcatWorld.com
Nerlens Noel – photo by Tammie Brown | WildcatWorld.com

Forget the fireside eggnog or the holiday movie marathons. Forget time spent with old friends at parties.  The basketball team isn’t having the sort of winter vacation you remember.

The Wildcats are having a basketballs-to-the-wall break. There’s hoops and food and rest in between, and there’s not much else.

And nobody seems to be complaining.

“It’s everybody’s basketball dream,” forward  said Friday. “You ain’t got time for nothing else. You say you love basketball, so prove it here. You got no time for girls, no time for partying, no time for TV. It’s just wake up, eat, practice, sleep, practice, eat, sleep. It’s just a cycle coming over and over again.”

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