Even though they are both from Chicago, Liggins admitted he had not heard of incoming UK freshman center Anthony Davis until last season.
DeAndre Liggins did not go into last season thinking it would be his last one at the University of Kentucky. What he did know was that he was going to have a chance to play more for coach John Calipari and that if he worked hard enough his game should improve.
Brandon Knight knows exactly how Kentucky freshman Marquis Teague must feel as he prepares to lead the UK?offense for coach John Calipari, who has sent his last four point guards — Tyreke Evans, Derrick Rose, John Wall and Knight — to the NBA as first-round draft picks.
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The NBA Draft doesn't occur until next month (June 23). But until then, speculation will run rampant among the Wildcat Faithful where the Kentucky prospects will be drafted. And according to several experts, very little is etched in stone.
Kentucky looked to be losing as many as four players to the NBA this season, including senior Josh Harrellson. However one player, surprisingly, has decided to return and another has likely chosen the opposite option.
Kentucky has three underclassmen who have declared for the draft. Brandon Knight appears to be the first one to make a decision and will publicly let it be known tomorrow.
Last season Kentucky put five first-round picks in the NBA draft last season. This year the Wildcats have three underclassmen declare early, one of which is a bit of a surprise.