NBCSports.com explains why they think Kentucky will not win a title this year

John Calipari - photo by Tammie Brown | WildcatWorld.com
John Calipari – photo by Tammie Brown | WildcatWorld.com

From Rob Dauster of NBCSports.com:  “The bottom-line is this: last season, the (Kentucky) Wildcats were a flawed basketball team even before they lost to the knee injury. The pieces just didn’t fit together well, wasn’t ready to run a team facing the scrutiny of a program like and, quite frankly, that team just wasn’t talented enough.

This team is.

I think it’s inarguable at this point that we overrated the Harrison twins, particularly Andrew’s ability to run the point. But Julius Randle has been as good as advertised, had been playing his role very well until the last two weeks, can get buckets and and finally seem to be turning a corner.

In other words, this issue with this team isn’t the talent on the roster. The issue is what that talent is missing.”

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