Kentucky faces tall task vs. 7-footer Kaminsky

Marcus Lee - photo by Tammie Brown |
Marcus Lee – photo by Tammie Brown |

faces a -sized task defending 7-footer Frank Kaminsky, and not just because he’s the tallest player the Wildcats have faced in the tournament.

The Badger junior’s ability to score inside and outside forces the Wildcats (28-10) to keep a body on him near the basket and deny on the perimeter.

Increasing the challenge for Kentucky’s frontcourt is the absence of 7-footer Willie Cauley-Stein, who’s sidelined by an ankle injury. With Cauley-Stein out, will turn to 7-0 freshman center Dakari Johnson – who has developed into an inside presence during the postseason – and Marcus Lee.

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