Young scored 20 points for Kentucky last night, twice as many as the next highest-scoring Wildcat, in a 60-54 loss to Connecticut. This was Young’s ninth 20-plus point game and he led Kentucky with 17 in the Final Four win over Wisconsin.
UCLA’s Travis Wear could return for the Bruins’ third game of the year on November 18 against Sacramento State, according to UCLA coach Steve Alford.
Kentucky coach John Calipari said he feels like he has seven starters with Andrew and Aaron Harrison, James Young, Alex Poythress, Julius Randle, Dakari Johnson and Willie Cauley-Stein.
The empire will bounce back in a major way next season. John Calipari has assembled arguably the greatest recruiting class in the history of college basketball.
“It really started in January with a real bang and a ton of activity,” said James Young of Rosehip Paterners’ Hamptonsrentals.com.