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By LARRY VAUGHT
One reason John Calipari wanted to add Julius Mays to this year’s roster was his shooting ability, which has made him UK’s top 3-point shooter and best clutch shooter —something that has not surprised Calipari.
“He’s not afraid to miss tough shots, the game-crunch shots. He’s not afraid to miss them, and that’s how you have to be able to play. And he’s made a bunch of ‘em. He’s really helped us. Our team’s playing better. We’re now going on the road in a hostile environment and this will be the next test for us. Where are we? How far have we come?” Calipari said Friday.
“I think we’re good right now, because everybody – you start focusing on the guys you have as a coach and as players. We’re just trying to say, ‘Hey, let’s get in here and help each other.’ So I think we’re in good shape there.”