Yes, Calipari once again landed a couple of heralded freshman recruits. But they’ll be outnumbered by a veteran core comprised of several holdovers and a handful of transfers. All of them will be counted on to help No. 10 Kentucky bounce back from its worst finish in nearly a century.
The Wildcats were 9-16 last season — a year Calipari won’t bother reflecting on.
“Last year is a blip,” Calipari said on media day. “That’s so far behind me, what we went through. I learned from it and you move on.
“What I like about this group, they’re competing against each other. Let me say this: Yes, we do have depth.”