Kentucky, Noel have much to learn after loss to Baylor2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Nerlens Noel has a wingspan worthy of a bald eagle, and the light touch of a longshoreman. He is more size than skill, more potential than polish and considerably less than he will be if he figures out how to finish around the ...
Nerlens Noel of Everett, Mass., is learning on the fly at KentuckyATLANTA - For 20 minutes, the learning curve seemed too steep for Nerlens Noel Tuesday night. He hunted a blocked shot, but surrendered a layup.
Noel looking for answers despite good effortNearly two hours before tip-off, UK freshman forward Nerlens Noel was on the Rupp Arena floor working on free-throw shooting and low-post moves.
John Calipari salutes Nerlens Noel's coachabilityKentucky Wildcats forward Nerlens Noel (3) pumped his chest after a second half dunk as Kentucky defeated Transylvania 74-28 on Monday November 5, 2012 in Lexington, Ky.. Photo by Mark Cornelison | Staff. Herald-LeaderBuy Photo. Related Stories: UK ...
Kentucky's Nerlens Noel's cool haircut in Maryland game1 recruit Nerlens Noel, a 6-10 shot-blocking specialist, has been stuck in the unfortunate situation of trying to fill the shoes of No.
Noel setting a tone (and Davis-like pace)But I think early on, especially given his delayed enrollment at UK, fans and media alike tempered their expectations for Nerlens Noel a bit. Most figured he'd be a bit of a project, a slow and steady work in progress. For one, Anthony Davis is a rare ...
Goodluck Okonoboh comfortable being out of Nerlens Noel's shadowGoodluck Okonoboh was always in the shadow of Nerlens Noel. They played together in high school, on AAU, had similar styles on the court -- and also both had high-top fades.
Coach Cal turning to Noel's example to bring best out of CatsNerlens Noel had 15 points, seven rebounds, four assists, four steals and a block in his regular-season home debut. (Britney McIntosh, UK Athletics).
Irish next to find out just how quickly Wildcats are rebuildingHis four prized freshmen - Archie Goodwin, Alex Poythress, Nerlens Noel and Willie Cauley-Stein - currently average more points per game than the three previous Kentucky freshman fleets did.
Kentucky has freshman growth plan to defend titleThere's pressure on Nerlens Noel, Alex Poythress, Archie Goodwin and Willie Cauley-Stein right from the start. Noel, a 6-foot-10 top recruit, already has drawn comparisons to Davis for his shot-blocking skills and work around the basket.
Nerlens Noel Sits Atop of SI.com 2013 NBA Draft BoardEveryone knows you aren't supposed to compare Nerlens Noel and Anthony Davis, but they might have one thing in common. They could both be #1 draft picks.
What we learned from college hoops' opening weekendStill, Calipari has been dominant in recruiting top high school players (who end up leaving for the NBA after one year) and again landed another incredible freshmen class highlighted by top prospect Nerlens Noel. But in Kentucky's opener on Friday vs.
Noel, Goodwin, Poythress On Naismith Watch ListArchie Goodwin, Nerlens Noel and Alex Poythress were all selected as candidates to watch for the post season honor. The 50-player watch list was compiled by the Atlanta Tipoff Club's Board of Selectors, which based its criteria on player performances ...
Zeller, Noel, Muhammad, Len, McAdoo In Ford's Top-5 For 2013 DraftESPN's Chad Ford has Cody Zeller, Nerlens Noel, Shabazz Muhammad, Alex Len and James Michael McAdoo in his top-5 in no particular order.
Staff predictions for college basketball All-Americans... Nerlens Noel, Kentucky. Noel is pegged as Anthony Davis 2.0, but Kentucky coach John Calipari doesn't like to compare the two.
Nerlens Noel, Christian Watford Among Top Five Players to Watch in NCAA ...Nerlens Noel, Christian Watford Among Top Five Players to Watch in NCAA Basketball in 2012. by NESN Staff on Thu, Nov 8, 2012 at 10:12PM.
Morehead St.-Kentucky PreviewFollowing a dominant win, Kentucky freshman Nerlens Noel said he could see the potential of his inexperienced team. Noel and the eighth-ranked Wildcats will try to keep working toward their lofty expectations when they continue their homestand - part ...
Fast Break: How Kentucky lost to BaylorKentucky Wildcats forward Nerlens Noel (3) had his shot denied underneath by Baylor Bears forward Cory Jefferson (34) and Isaiah Austin, as Baylor defeated #8 Kentucky 64-55 on Saturday December 1, 2012 in Lexington, Ky.
NBA Teams That Wish They Had Been Drafting in '13 ClassCody Zeller, Shabazz Muhammad and Nerlens Noel all have higher ceilings than anyone taken last year with two eyebrows. It's not that the players taken in 2012 were bad.
Notre Dame beats eighth-ranked Kentucky 64-50Notre Dame beats eighth-ranked Kentucky 64-50 photo. Associated Press. Notre Dame guard Eric Atkins, right, gets Kentucky forward Nerlens Noel up in the air on a fake late in the Notre Dame's 64-50 win in an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Nov.