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Willie Cauley can't help but stand out

Kentucky commit never looks for spotlight, but it always seems to find the two-sport star

Updated: October 31, 2011, 2:37 PM ET
By Mitch Sherman | ESPN Recruiting Nation

OLATHE, Kan. -- For a guy who doesn't like to stand out, Willie Cauley continues to make decisions to separate himself from the crowd.

The latest? His pledge, confirmed Monday by Cauley, to sign with Kentucky next week as the early period opens for basketball.

"They have everything," Cauley said. "My thing was, do I have the confidence, right now, to be successful there? Standing up to the hype is the hardest thing about Kentucky."

Cauley, a 6-foot-10, 215-pound center ranked ...

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