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NBA Scout: Cauley-Stein Improving Draft Stock

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Kentucky’s Willie Cauley-Stein sure helped his draft stock on Friday.

The 7-foot junior went for 21 points, 12 rebounds, 5 steals and 3 blocks and made several key defensive plays in No. 1 Kentucky’s 63-51 victory over No. 6 Texas at Rupp Arena.

“Made himself some money tonight,” one  veteran NBA scout told “Best player on the floor.”

Cauley-Stein is projected as the No. 9 pick in the 2015 NBA Draft by He said he returned to campus for his junior year to improve his draft stock.

via Adam Zagoria of

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