Derek Willis hoping to find his way into Kentucky’s rotation

Derek Willis - photo by Tammie Brown |
Derek Willis – photo by Tammie Brown |

His new teammates were getting to know each other on the court, going toe-to-toe with players at the Center. In the heart of a hot summer, they were getting a hands-on basketball education.

mostly was a spectator.

“Every position was full almost,” Willis. “And whenever we’d switch off, that position would be filled. We had a lot of players to play.”

So Willis waited.

Now, he’s hoping to get in the game. And not just when No. 1 opens its exhibition season Friday night against Transylvania.

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