Can Nerlens Noel rise to challenge vs. Gorgui Dieng?

Nerlens Noel - photo by Tammie Brown |
– photo by Tammie Brown |

Nerlens Noel has expectations. He's been tested early and often this season and, for the most part, has met expectations.  When plays , he'll face another test; Gorgui Dieng.  Per the Louisville Courier-Journal, Louisville head coach  confirmed thatDieng would be playing  against Kentucky on Dec. 29. He missed seven games after injuring his left wrist against on Nov. 23.

Dieng, a 6'11” junior, is known for his defensive prowess and sheer dominance in the lane. Last year, he averaged 9.1 points, 9.1 rebounds and 3.2 blocks per game.

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