Derek Willis content with backup role in 2014-2015

Derek Willis - photo by Walter Cornett |
Derek Willis – photo by Walter Cornett |

If you ask him, sophomore forward says he is satisfied at UK, no matter how much playing time he gets.

Once head coach slots players in positions, platoon or not, Willis’ satisfaction at may be tested as it was last season.

Willis’ playing time was marginalized as the 2013-14 season wound into conference play. His introduction to conference play was mostly in mop-up time, as three freshmen leapt ahead of him. has left, but this year’s freshmen and have tightened the frontcourt rotation more than last year, at least on paper.

But his satisfaction, at least before his second season at UK, has sustained.

Read full article here.