Back-to-back-to-back trips to the Elite Eight, two Final Fours and a national championship have people talking dynasty in the Bluegrass State. And who's to blame them? Ambition is a quality that no member of the Big Blue Nation lacks.
John Calipari brings in wave after wave of talented freshmen. One-and-done seasons at Kentucky have resulted in one Elite Eight and a Final Four. Last year, two of these professional prospects stayed in school and will leave with a ring.
In the next few years, Kentucky has the chance to solidify itself as one of the most dominant teams in recent memory. Calipari has built Kentucky into a powerhouse in three short years. The players have come and gone, but the program is stronger than ever.
The machine that Calipari has created has been stopped before. The loss to West Virginia in 2010 proved that. John Wall and company were just as talented as the 2012 team, but were beaten by a hot team during a cold shooting night.
Here are the five biggest threats to the Kentucky dynasty.