NCAA Basketball: Noel, Muhammad, Bennett and More Coming to Kentucky Next Year?

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NCAA Basketball: Noel, Muhammad, Bennett and More Coming to Kentucky Next Year?
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On Wednesday, University of Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari told ESPN.com he was staying put in Lexington next year.  

"Kentucky is the best job in basketball coaching," Calipari said. "Why would I leave? We just won the national title. We're chasing UCLA."

And why would he leave? With seven of the top 18 ESPNU 2012 Top 100 high school recruits possibly playing for his Wildcats next year—including No. 1 Nerlens Noel and No. 2 Shabazz Muhammad—Calipari would be absolutely nuts right now to head to the pro ranks.

And if everything goes right recruiting-wise, and it has for Kentucky the last couple of years, next year’s roster may just be as impressive as this year’s version which beat Kansas for the NCAA championship Monday night in New Orleans.

Here’s the perfect storm scenario for Coach Calipari and Kentucky hoops fans.

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