The Cam’Ron Fletcher saga in December was odd, to say the least.
But since returning to the program, Fletcher has received some strong praise, especially from John Calipari on his radio show Monday evening.
Fletcher hasn’t seen any game experience since returning to the team, but Calipari said he is telling Fletcher to be ready if an opportunity comes.
“I told Cam today, “I don’t know if it’s going to come, but you’ve got to be ready and you’ve got to be ready to step in and go do something.” He said, “Coach, I’m ready,”‘ Calipari said during the show. “He’s had the greatest attitude since he’s been back. He’s working out half an hour before practice, conditioning, training, and then he practices. He is cheering, all the stuff that you want a young man to do while he’s waiting for his opportunity. What we did was not about the program, it was for him to change, and you know what? He’s been unbelievable.”
Hearing that about Fletcher’s attitude and mindset is great news. It would be easy for Fletcher to get down on himself and the situation as he is certainly not having the type of freshman year he envisioned, but hopefully he continues to improve and is ready should the opportunity arise.
Tweet of the Day
For the first time since Dec. 18, 1961, Duke, North Carolina and Kentucky are not ranked in the AP Poll pic.twitter.com/va86KrJXsS— FOX College Hoops (@CBBonFOX) January 18, 2021
Just a weird, weird season.
The Cats are in the mix for Treyveon Longmire.
We’ll see how the minutes end up distributed.
Wan’Dale Robinson becomes the 13th.
That 2017 circus seems so long ago.
Hopefully things mesh well in Houston with Wall and Cousins there.
That makes it harder for players trying to raise their stock.
Not sure how the NCAA survives if there is no tournament.