Jarrod Polson relishing role as Kentucky’s energy guy

Jarrod Polson - photo by Tammie Brown | WildcatWorld.com
Jarrod Polson – photo by Tammie Brown | WildcatWorld.com

When  arrived at as a walk-on, playing time was a desired but unrealistic expectation.  Now, midway through his junior season, Polson isn’t the team’s best scorer, best defender or three-point specialist, but what he does bring fuels the Cats.

“He’s just energy,”  said. “All I need is energy.”

If that’s what Calipari needs, it might explain why Polson is seeing a spike in playing time.

Polson’s 20 minutes of action against on Saturday was the most he’s recorded in his career in Southeastern Conference play. In UK’s season-high five-game winning streak, Polson has averaged 14.6 minutes per game.

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