October 28, 2008

Position Preview: Center

Committed to be a Jayhawk as a young junior in high school, Cole Aldrich has been apart of the Kansas family for nearly four years. Now, in his second season in a KU uniform, the 6-foot-11 center is ready to take the lead on a very young team looking to defend their title. Before the addition of two freshman forwards, the low blocks were looking like a lonely place for the Minnesota-native, but now, with a little extra help, Aldrich has the freedom of mind to play loose and become the true center that KU fans have been waiting for.

Looking down the 2008-09 roster, there are only two listed centers. Senior Matt Kleinmann, who has been a steady performer in practice and in clean up minutes join Aldrich as the two true centers on a loaded team.

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