Derek Willis and Dominique Hawkins aim to remind Kentucky teammates, fans they belong

Dominique Hawkins

The University of ’s two non-McDonald’s All-Americans believe they more than belong in the eight-man class that’s considered arguably the best in the history of college basketball.  They’re also big of one another.

Bullitt East forward and Madison Central guard said on Wednesday before practice for Friday’s Derby Festival Basketball Classic that they are confident of their place in coach ’s stacked class.

“People overlook us, but we’re very good players, too, as we come in with the other six players,” Hawkins said. “But hopefully we’ll get to show our stuff when we get to the University of Kentucky.”

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