Kentucky started its practices with cameras around and a reality television show that would give us a sneak peek at one of the best teams in the nation.
No pressure, huh?
John Calipari was coming off his first national championship, he once again had the best recruiting class and would coach a bunch of pros. What could go wrong?
Well, expectations can weigh on a team, even at Kentucky, as we found out.
The Wildcats, who were preseason No. 3, have a spot on this list of the biggest disappointments in college basketball this past season. The others also had promise and fell short of expectations.
Sometimes that leads to firings. Sometimes it simply leads to frustrated fans and the bittersweet slogan of "wait 'til next year." Only this was supposed to be the year for these 10 teams.