Kentucky Wildcats run wild in exhibition debut

Karl-Anthony Towns - photo by Walter Cornett | WildcatWorld.com
Karl-Anthony Towns – photo by Walter Cornett | WildcatWorld.com

’s primary intention in going to a two-platoon system this season was for the benefit of his players.

Equipped with nine former McDonald’s All-Americans and 12 players who could play major minutes on just about any other Division I team, he went with a two-platoon system to ensure that, to borrow his own words, everyone eats.

Lost in the dissection of the platoons and combinations is the positive effect it can have on ’s team goals. Sure, going to a two-platoon system gets everyone playing time, prepares them for the rotation-like system in the and showcases a more efficient style of play for each individual player, but it also has its team benefits, too.

One of those was on full display Sunday night in ’s 116-68 blowout over at Rupp Arena.

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