Pomeroy rates Kentucky preseason No. 1 for second straight year

Kentucky Video LogoIt’s been over six months since I wrote a post here on Cat Scratches mentioning kenpom.com, so as I’m sure you can guess, I was pretty excited when Ken Pomeroy released his preseason rankings on Tuesday morning.  In both the Associated Press and coaches polls, checks in at No. 3 behind and Louisville, but Pomeroy disagrees – or at least his computer does. According to kenpom.com, the Wildcats are ranked No. 1 in the land based on a formula that combines last season’s results with incoming talent.  This marks the second year in a row that John Calipari’s Cats have been Pomeroy’s preseason No. 1, and I think we all remember how that worked out last season.

 

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