"Where every time you drive you're looking for number 56," he said.
The 6-foot-9 junior forward looked like it Wednesday night, scoring 22 points inside and grabbing nine rebounds as No. 11 Memphis routed Central Florida 87-65.
"What you saw today, a little bit of Lawrence Taylor," Calipari said. "But he hadn't played like this every night. This was his best game by far."
Chris Douglas-Roberts added 23 points and Memphis (18-3, 8-0 Conference USA) led from the tip in its 10th straight win.
The Tigers finally shrugged a three-game shooting slump, hitting 57 percent from the field after shooting less than 40 percent its past few outings. Central Florida made 50 percent, but turned the ball over 22 times to Memphis' 11.
Douglas-Roberts scored 15 in the first half, and had six points in a 1:23 second-half span on two acrobatic layups and a driving dunk in traffic. He finished 9-of-13 from the field and had four assists.
"That's about as well as my team can play," Calipari said.