Kentucky Basketball: Why This Freshman Class Has Fallen Short of Expectations

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Kentucky Basketball: Why This Freshman Class Has Fallen Short of Expectations
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Expectations: The act or state of looking forward or anticipating.

Kentucky's 2012 freshman class heard that popular word tossed around quite a bit heading into this year's college basketball season.

Coming off a National Championship season, led by what was arguably the top freshman class in college basketball history, expectations were sky high for the Wildcats heading into this year. And much of the reason for those lofty expectations was because of another highly-touted freshman class heading to Lexington.

However, now 19 games into the season, this freshman class has simply not lived up to the hype.

The Wildcats currently sport a 13-6 record and look nothing close to a National Championship contender. In fact, the biggest question surrounding this team right now is, if they can win enough big games to even make the NCAA Tournament this season.

So what is the problem here in Lexington?

Why isn't this freshman class living up to those expectations?

Let's go ahead and point out five reasons why Kentucky's freshmen have fallen short of expectations.

Right here, right now!

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