Since the season ended for Kentucky, the team's top prospect declared for the NBA draft where he could go No. 1, the team's leading scorer also declared for the draft and the team's starting point guard decided to transfer.
That's a team headed south, huh? (Sound off loud buzzer.)
The smell of redemption is in the air in Lexington as they cannot wait until November to get here so they can wash themselves from the stink of an NIT season.
You cannot keep a program like Kentucky down for long, and to a lesser degree, that's the case for the nine other schools on this list as well.
In March, this was the "wait 'til next year" crowd. For one reason or another, each had a down year in 2013, but there's plenty of promise ahead in 2014.