Even though the University of Kentucky basketball team has shown a marked improvement over the last month, it still enters conference play this week unranked and with many questions unanswered.
Head coach John Calipari has always downplayed the importance of regular season play with regards to records and conference championships, but winning the SEC title back from Vanderbilt would do wonders for a team that has been noted as Calipari's poorest performing squad during his time at UK.
Unfortunately for the Wildcats, there will be some major roadblocks between them and the SEC crown.
The following list will highlight five of the biggest roadblocks they will need to overcome if they want to hoist the trophy in Nashville this March.
All stats via ESPN.com