Pete Thamel says Kentucky will flop this year

Nerlens Noel - photo by Walter Cornett | WildcatWorld.com
Nerlens Noel – photo by Walter Cornett | WildcatWorld.com

Our favorite sports writer (note sarcasm), Pete Thamel, formerly of the New York Times, now writing for says will flop this year: “Simply put, Kentucky is ranked way too high. Sure, the Wildcats have a bevy of talented newcomers. But star freshman center is light years from Anthony Davis, especially on offense. Transfer point guard was a questionable decision maker at NC State. The high-grade talent just isn’t there. Expect the Wildcats to be a No. 4 or No. 5 seed. As for next year? Well, that’s a different story.”

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