Kentucky basketball? In August? It's like Christmas in August!
With the Wildcats playing six exhibition games in the Bahamas this year, we have the unusual pleasure of checking out the team far more in advance of the season than we're used to. And halfway through their slate of games, we're already able to start forming opinions.
Sure, they've demolished the competition so far, but what really matters is how the players look. It's all about getting clues as to how they will play and how they will play together. So, with that said, how do they look?
[Takes a deep breath]
They're really, really good.
I know it's early and the competition hasn't been as good, but it's easy to see that this is going to be a special year.
Let's take a look at each player who will play meaningful minutes on this team (sorry, Derek Willis and Dominique Hawkins).