There are many behemoths this year in the realm of college basketball. Ohio State, North Carolina, Connecticut, and a plethora of other teams bring back elite talent in what should be one of the best years for college basketball.
In a year that should never house a dull moment, tragedy will strike. Some teams will not live up to lofty expectations. Others will fall prey to untimely injuries, but most will simply fail to reach their goal: to claim the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship trophy as their own.
Many obstacles face every prestigious basketball program in the nation. Tough nonconference schedules litter the college basketball landscape, from early tournaments to away games in hostile environments, the age of starting a season against cupcakes is over.
It will be the team that overcomes each and every hurdle they face that will win the NCAA Championship. Here are five reasons why it will be the Kentucky Wildcats.
Note: This article is overflowing with bias toward Kentucky. Be prepared.