Following a trip to the NIT last season, there is plenty for John Calipari and the Kentucky Wildcats to build on for the 2013-14 season. With a couple extra practices this year and a team that seems more determined to reach its goal, the expectations are there.
Twenty-one wins, including 12 in conference play, would make plenty of schools happy. However, things are different in the Bluegrass State. Big Blue Nation is used to winning 30-plus games with trips to the Final Four, especially under Calipari.
In order to get back to the Final Four, there are five things Calipari will have to check off his to-do list.