Preview: Kentucky vs. Stanford in the Cancun Challenge finals

Stanford Cardinals
Cardinals

 

No.NamePos.Ht.Wt.Yr.Hometown (Last School)
11 Andy BrownF6-8 225 FR Yorba Linda, CA (Mater Dei HS)
40  Elliott BullockF/C6-11 220 SO Salt Lake City, UT (Olympus HS)
15  Matei DaianC6-10 240 SO Bucharest, Romania (Saint Sava National College)
32  Da’Veed DildyG6-4 190 JR Chicago, IL (Martin Luther King HS)
Landry FieldsG/F6-7 210 SR Long Beach, CA (Los Alamitos HS)
45  Jeremy GreenG6-4 190 SO Austin, TX (Bowie HS)
23  Gabriel HarrisG6-2 185 FR Birmingham, AL (The Altamont School)
13  Emmanuel IgbinosaG6-2 185 SR Houston, TX (Bellaire HS)
22  Jarrett MannG6-3 185 SO Middletown, DE (Blair Academy HS)
24  Josh OwensF/C6-8 220 JR Kennesaw, GA (Exeter Academy)
10  Drew ShillerG6-0 180 SR Burlingame, CA (San Francisco)
50  Jack TrotterF6-9 220 SO Moraga, CA (Campolindo HS)
34  Andrew ZimmermannF6-9 215 SO Oostburg, WI (Foothill College)
Basketball Staff
Johnny Dawkins – The Anne and Tony Joseph Director of Men’s Basketball
Dick Davey – Associate Head Coach
Rodney Tention – Assistant Coach
Mike Schrage – Assistant Coach
Jeff LaMere – Assistant A.D./Dir. of Basketball Operations
Charles Payne – Dir. of Student-Athlete Development/External Rel.
Frederick Alexander – Academic/ Assistant
Keith D’Amelio – Intercollegiate Athletic Development Specialist
Tomoo Yamada – Athletic Trainer

 

This is the first meeting between Kentucky (5-0) and Stanford (3-2) since the Wildcats beat the Cardinal 86-85 in overtime in the 1998 Final Four, setting the stage for ’s last championship. The Wildcats also won the only other meeting between the schools by the slimmest of margins – 78-77 in Lexington during the 1973-74 season.  Read article.