John Calipari has another problem on his hands

Tyler Ulis - photo by Walter Cornett |
Tyler Ulis – photo by Walter Cornett |

head coach has another problem on his hands. Only, it’s a problem that many, if not all, head coaches would gladly take.

With three capable point guards on the roster, how are the Wildcats going to play this year? And with so many long, athletic bigs, what kind of options do the Cats have at their disposal?

“I just have to make a decision at some point do we play three, how much do we play three guards, how do we play if we’re playing three guards, how do we defend if we’re playing three guards?” Calipari said Wednesday at ’s annual Media Day. “I mean, there’s a lot of things that we have to come to grips with on. You know, last year we played 7-foot, 6-11, 6-10. Now we’re playing with three guards the very next year. OK, how are we going to play, because it’s totally different.”

It’s totally different because lost seven players to the last season. Those seven players, Devin Booker, Willie Cauley-Stein, Aaron and Andrew Harrison, Dakari Johnson, and Karl-Anthony Towns, combined to score 85.7 percent of ’s points, and grabbed 77.1 percent of its rebounds.

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