Willie Cauley-Stein finds form, anchors defense in Georgia win

Willie Cauley-Stein - photo by Walter Cornett | WildcatWorld.com
Willie Cauley-Stein – photo by Walter Cornett | WildcatWorld.com

A few times a season, comes up with a catchphrase you know you’ll hear again soon.

This week, it rhymed.

Explaining why had practiced well after struggling of late, Coach Cal said it had a lot to do with his willingness to accept coaching. Calipari noted a different look about Cauley-Stein, one that told him the sophomore had heeded his advice that “the smirkin’ ain’t workin’ ” and was fully tuned in to what his coach was saying.

Speaking on Saturday, Cauley-Stein was asked what Coach Cal’s newest creation means.

“I don’t know,” Cauley-Stein said, drawing laughs. “I just look at Cal like I know what he’s talking about.”

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