Karl Towns checks in before heading off to Lexington

06/04/2014 07:00 PM

In less than a week, Karl Towns will be heading to his new home in Lexington, where he’ll quickly be immersed in all things UK basketball.

As he preps for the big move, KSTV checked in with the 7-footer to see how he’s handling the last few days in New Jersey, what he expects this summer at UK, what he’s most look forward to next season and much more.

Ben Rainwater

Ben Rainwater joined cn|2 in March 2014 as producer of KSTV and cn|2 Sports. Ben grew up watching John Calipari roam the sidelines as the head coach of the Memphis Tigers, and later graduated from the University of Memphis in 2012 with a degree in broadcast journalism. Before joining cn|2, Ben worked for WBBJ-TV, WMC-TV 5, and MemphisRoar.com. While Memphis’ sports will always be in his heart, Ben is ready to make the transition to covering all sports across the Commonwealth. Follow Ben on Twitter @Ben_cn2.

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