John Calipari talks about Karl Towns, the No.9 overall prospect in the 2014 Espn 100 , during a media session before the pre-season trip at Nassau, Bahamas: 'Karl is way better than I thought when I saw him in high school. I mean, I coached him a little bit, but he never got in games and it was mostly practices and we were playing so many games he really didn’t do that much with the national team. . . . What I’m seeing right now is a very active player that’s skilled and runs better than I ever thought he’d run'