Willie Cauley-Stein grounded by his small-town roots

Willie Cauley-SteinBespectacled approached … Whoa!  Bespectacled?  “Yeah,” Cauley-Stein said when asked about the black-framed glasses he wore. “I’m actually kind of blind in my left eye. …  “I got them when I was younger, but I never wore them. I just started wearing them every day last year.”  Cauley-Stein (he added the “Stein” within the last year in honor of his grandparents, Val and Norma Stein) plans to wear contact lenses when he plays for this coming season. That will be a new experience for the 7-foot freshman.  In the past, “I was just playing blurry,” he said.

 

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