Way back in July, well before this season started, I identified Auburn’s Walker Kessler as the transfer likely to make the biggest impact at his new school. Turns out, I was wrong — if only because the transfer making the biggest impact at his new school is Kentucky’s Oscar Tshiebwe. But, either way, Kessler showed Wednesday that he can be a real difference-maker on both ends of the court by finishing with 16 points, 10 rebounds and 11 blocks in Auburn’s 70-55 win over LSU.
Yes, 11 blocks.
The 7-foot-1 center, who started his college career at North Carolina,