Kentucky’s diet is missing some cupcakes

The latest weapon being brought to bear for the struggling University of men’s basketball program is the power of the mind.

Assistant coach , sitting in for head coach in advance of Saturday’s 6:30 p.m. game at , used the phrase “mental picture,” or some variant of it, at least a dozen times in a 15-minute or so Q&A with reporters.

Calipari regularly uses a sports psychologist with his players, and positive visualization is a part of that. But when your team is off to a 1-6 start, the fan base is boiling on social media and elsewhere, and many of your highly touted young players have never experienced anything like this — or at this level — before, hanging on to that positive outlook and self-image can be difficult.

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