The evolution of Malik Monk

02/15/2017 06:12 PM

One of the things John Calipari has talked about quite a bit in the past few weeks is getting Malik Monk more involved on the boards. Last night it looked like it finally paid off.

Monk pulled down a career-high eight rebounds last night and helped set an early tone for Kentucky’s dominance on the glass. The eight boards last night matched his total for the last five games combined. It’s a small sample, but Monk may be turning a corner toward becoming more of a complete player.

Clayton Abernathy

Clayton is a Producer for Spectrum News. He graduated with a Journalism degree from the University of Kentucky and he lives and breathes UK Basketball, making him the perfect fit to produce KSTV. That’s Kentucky’s only nightly half-hour show dedicated solely to UK sports. You can watch it weeknights at 7:30 and 11 on Spectrum News. Follow Clayton on twitter @ClaySTV1 to stay updated on the latest UK Basketball and recruiting news or to follow his amateur competitive eating endeavors. He once ate thirteen cheese Coney hot dogs in one sitting…on his lunch break.

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