Candid Coaches: Is Kentucky poised for a title or disappointment?

Kentucky Wildcat - photo by Tammie Brown |
Kentucky Wildcat – photo by Tammie Brown |

From’s Candid Coaches series:  “Kentucky will likely enter the season ranked No. 1 considering the Wildcats are enrolling the nation’s best class and also return two first-round picks. With all the talent on the roster, it’s difficult to imagine the Wildcats not being among the sport’s elite. But, of course, you can just point to last season as an example of what happens when talent doesn’t mesh – and things go downhill in a hurry.

After asking plenty of coaches, though, it seems the majority don’t think we’re going to get a repeat of last season. There’s simply too much talent across the board. Andrew and will immediately form one of the best backcourts in the country, and that doesn’t include top-10 recruit James Young. Up front is likely top-five draft pick and five-star bigs and Marcus Lee – along with returnees Alex Poythress andWillie Cauley-Stein.

“Embarrassment of riches” is the only way to describe it.”

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