Malik Monk is a scoring machine

head coach had to blow his whistle and stop practice for a minute on Tuesday. The Wildcats were going through a one-on-one drill and he needed to point out something to the guys with the unenviable task of trying to defend .

“He’s harder to guard in this (drill) because he can jump,” Calipari said while motioning his hand about three to four feet above the floor.

Earlier in the preseason in a conversation with select media outlets, Calipari echoed that thought by saying Monk feels like he’s open with every shot he takes because he jumps that high on his shots.

Of all the words used to describe Kentucky freshman Malik Monk, the most accurate is likely, "scorer." (photo by Chris Reynolds)

Of all the words used to describe Kentucky freshman Malik Monk, the most accurate is likely, “scorer.” (photo by Chris Reynolds)

‘You weren’t really open,” Calipari tells Monk, “you just happened to jump over the guy.”

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