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Derek Willis

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  • Small Forward
  • Mount Washington, KY (Bullitt East)
  • Ht: 6-9 | Wt: 205
  • Age: 18 yrs 10 mo
  • 2013 - ...
  • Kentucky Wildcats

  • Year: Freshman

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  • Hood steps up in win

    Hood steps up in win

    UK senior Jon Hood has found playing time hard to come by this season, but he made the most of his chance Saturday in Starkville. More

  • Willis working extra for more time

    Willis working extra for more time

    Since surprising fans and UK coaches in preseason scrimmages, Derek Willis has struggled to find playing time in actual games. He hopes extra work in the gym will change that. More

  • Pregame 2-4-7: UK/Belmont

    Pregame 2-4-7: UK/Belmont

    Kentucky will look to bounce back from its loss at North Carolina vs. Belmont Saturday in Rupp Arena. Check out this 2-4-7 preview to get you ready for the game. More

  • Bench drives message home for Cats

    Bench drives message home for Cats

    Unhappy with the effort in an exhibition win vs. Transylvania, John Calipari turned to a new strategy: a five-for-five substitution. His players say they got the message. More

  • Willis pushing for playing time

    Willis pushing for playing time

    Derek Willis was often the forgotten man in UK's highly touted 2013 recruiting class, but he is forcing himself into the conversation for playing time as a freshman. More

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Averaged 14.0 points, 9.8 rebounds and 6.0 blocks per game as a sophomore in 2010-2011.

Decommitted from Purdue 8/7/11.

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