Kentucky freshman Daniel Orton stepped up his play against Hartford and came up with his second double figure scoring outing of the season.
Orton spent much of his senior season in high school recuperating from a knee injury, and that has delayed his development to some degree.
Of Orton's play Calipari said, "I think that Daniel Orton played better tonight but we made it easy because we gave him a lot of lob passes and things that he can do. He came up with some blocks and extra-effort things."
Orton was very efficient on the evening, getting his ten points by shooting five of six from the field in thirteen minutes of play.
Daniel also snared three boards, and continued being a defensive presence on the inside with two blocked shots.
Orton has blocked nineteen shots in his fourteen games as a Wildcat.
After being plagued by foul trouble earlier in the season Orton has only picked up two fouls in his last 56 minutes of action since the Indiana, when he was disqualified with five fouls.
Orton steps it up against Hartford
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