Willie Cauley-Stein, Kentucky’s sophomore forward, said it.
Apparently, it’s a good thing UK coach John Calipari wasn’t in the room to hear.
“There’s a lot of people that don’t think we can make a run at it,” Cauley-Stein said. “And you know, a lot of people don’t want to see us make a run at it.
“A lot of people think we’re not going to make it past the first round.”
He said the Wildcats, seeded eighth in the Midwest Region and set to face Kansas State on Friday night, expect to “shock the world” in this NCAA tournament.