BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -New Kentucky coach John Calipari says the Wildcats could open his first season with three freshman starters.
That doesn't mean he's downplaying the high expectations. Those three came from the nation's top recruiting class and include point guard John Wall.
At the Southeastern Conference media day Thursday, Calipari says Wall is ahead of former Memphis and current NBA players Tyreke Evans and Derrick Rose at this stage.
The Wildcats also have preseason SEC player of the year Patrick Patterson.
Calipari predicted the SEC would have seven or eight teams in the NCAA tournament after only three teams made it last year.

Recent NCAAB Discussions

Carolina Wise Guy NBA Picks 10/25 on Wed, Oct 2016 by CarolinaWiseGuy
Carolina Wise Guy NBA & NHL Picks 10/26 on Wed, Oct 2016 by CarolinaWiseGuy
Best Bets - East on Tue, Oct 2016 by Blade

NCAAB Headlines

More inNCAAB News  

NCAAB Top Stories

Thumbnail 2017 NCAA Title Odds Fresh off its first Sweet 16 berth in three years, Indiana seems to be trending back in the right direction under coach Tom Crean. This fall, though, will challenge the...
Thumbnail 2017 NCAA Title Odds George Washington named Maurice Joseph its interim head men’s basketball coach last week. Will the 31-year-old be able to keep the Colonials humming in 2016-17?
More inNCAAB Articles  

NCAAB Team Pages