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Redshirt or rotation for Dontaie Allen?

With Kentucky Basketball’s Pro Day set for October 6th at the Joe Craft Center, coach John Calipari shared a recent progress report on player development as he held a roundtable discussion with the media in between recruiting stops.

Most notably, Calipari said that everyone on the roster has shown signs of improvement. Here’s a quick summary:

  • Nick Richards has shown more confidence with the ball
  • EJ Montgomery has changed his body and continues to work on his craft
  • Tyrese Maxey can really score and was compared to Jamal Murray
  • Ashton Hagans and Immanuel Quickley are both better shooters
  • Kahlil Whitney and Keion Brooks can each play the four in a “small ball” lineup
  • Nate Sestina and Johnny Juzang are even better than expected

Not mentioned in Coach Cal’s preseason analysis was incoming freshman Dontaie Allen, the former Kentucky Mr.