Earlier on Monday, Kentucky head coach John Calipari claimed that at least half of Kentucky's eight NBA-hopefuls would be returning to the Wildcats for another year of collegiate basketball. Just hours later, we've already heard from two who will be heading back to Lexington. Freshman Marcus Lee, who was expected to stick around, will be back. So too will sophomore Willie Cauley-Stein. The UK star tweeted out the news:
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Cauley-Stein averaged 6.8 points per game and 6.1 rebounds per contest this past season before injuring his ankle against Louisville during the Wildcats' NCAA Tournament run. He was considered a mid-to-late first round pick. His return will help bring some experience to what's sure to be another young UK team.