Kentucky stifles Kansas in blowout, serves notice of potential

Karl Towns - photo by Walter Cornett | WildcatWorld.com
Karl Towns – photo by Walter Cornett | WildcatWorld.com

Rarely, especially in recent years, has a team been such a known commodity so early in the season.

With a group of returners from last year’s national runner-up and the Big Blue Bahamas tour, UK and those who follow college basketball closely have had ample time to get to know the Wildcats, and remarkable hype has followed.

On Tuesday, anyone who didn’t already know found out: These Cats, with those platoons, are a force to be reckoned with.

“We kind of bum-rushed them a little bit and every time they looked there were more tanks coming over the hill,” Calipari said. “It wasn’t substitutes; it was reinforcements. Here they come.”

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