VIDEO: Kentucky's Derek Willis showing John Calipari he deserves spot in Wildcats' rotation

Kentucky coach John Calipari said Derek Willis was so impressive in the Wildcats' two exhibition victories that the junior forward may be on his way to earning a spot in the rotation this season. In this AllWildcats Video feature, Willis talks about what he's doing best to earn Calipari's trust.

In UK's two exhibition wins, the versatile Willis made seven of eight shots from the field, grabbed 16 rebounds, dished out seven assists, blocked four shots and recorded two steals.

"He took minutes," Calipari said Friday night after UK's 111-58 win over Kentucky State. "Now he's like the first guy you want to put in because he can play the four, the three. You saw that if we needed to, we can put Alex (Poythress) and Marcus Lee at the four and the five. You can play that way."


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