The Kentucky Men’s Basketball team’s eight-week summer session will begin in early June, and most of the 2013 Wildcats will be enrolled and ready to start training and preparing for what hopes to be another banner year for college basketball’s most storied program.
Players in summer school have the opportunity to work with their coaches for two hours each week, and UK Head Coach John Calipari said he will work on installing the Dribble Drive Motion offense with his club after shying away from it last year:
We’re more skilled, and we can shoot. It’s really hard to play dribble/drive if you can’t make shots. We’ll just start on the process of getting them ready, getting them together and getting them earning credits. There won’t be a whole lot of difference between what we’re doing and everybody else. Except maybe we’ll work more on the offense.
There is a bit of confusion regarding the status of forward Julius Randle, as it was reported yesterday that the the 2013 UK recruiting class will play for America this summer in the FIBA U19 World Championships. In an interview with Draft Express, Randle revealed that he is still considering joining the club this summer, depending on his college schedule: