You knew the way Willie Cauley-Stein has been playing, especially of late, the UK 7-footer would eventually move up the mock draft boards. That eventually is now.
The newest NBADraft.net rankings, updated today, have the Kansas native at No. 8 for the 2013 NBA Draft.
Only Indianas Cody Zeller, Kansas Ben McLemore, UCLAs Shabazz Muhammad, UKs Nerlens Noel, UNLVs Anthony Bennett, Georgetowns Otto Porter and Marylands Alex Len are ranked ahead of Cauley-Stein.
Whats so enticing about the forward/center is Cauley-Steins upside, considering that his basketball time had been limited by the fact he was a wide receiver on his high school football team.
By the way, Archie Goodwin is 15th on the NBADraft.net list. Alex Poythress is 16th.
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