Alex Poythress still has decision to make

Alex Poythress - photo by Walter Cornett |
Alex Poythress – photo by Walter Cornett |

There could have been nine chairs.

On a day when seven players, sitting alongside on a stage in the Center, stood and declared their intentions to enter the Draft, the number could have been eight.

Calipari said so: if hadn’t gone down in December with a knee injury, the junior small forward would have been part of the professional procession.

“It’s unfortunate,” Calipari said. “It’s a tough deal because he would be sitting here, too.”

Which isn’t to say Poythress is for sure forgoing the draft to return for a senior season. Calipari said Poythress will go home and meet with his family to discuss the “research” the staff has done on his stock.

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