Progress of Alex Poythress Is Key to Kentucky's Success

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Progress of Alex Poythress Is Key to Kentucky's Success
Joshua Lindsey-USA TODAY Sports

Kentucky's freshmen receive all the accolades. Kentucky was declared the number one team in the land by the coaches. NBA scouts may think James Young is the best player on Kentucky's roster. Julius Randle may be the only bona fide NBA prospect and the best player in the SEC. The other freshmen, including the Harrison twins (Andrew Harrison and Aaron Harrison) and Dakari Johnson, may snatch up the other college basketball headlines. Yep, John Calipari's latest freshman class is talented and deserves the publicity, but Kentucky needs to look to its not-so-distant past in order to mimic the program's success with one-and-dones. When Kentucky achieved tremendous results (think Kansas, not Robert Morris), it wasn't relying solely on first-year players. - See more at: http://rushthecourt.net/2013/10/23/progress-of-alex-poythress-is-key-to-kentuckys-success/#sthash.8b26OBcJ.dpuf

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