I will probably get hammered for this...but if being a Kentucky or UNC means we have to recruit a bunch of "one and dones" who are only playing College hoops because they have to...I cannot get super excited. It strikes me as basically semi-pro basketball. I like watching kids develop for several years and then wearing a cap and gown and receiving a degree. Maybe I would feel differently if we snagged these blue-chip players and dominated the ACC...but that is not going to happen in Blacksburg, Va. I want to be better in Basketball, but not if we have to become another "factory". Look at the Elite 8 and who is left...there really is not one team left that is a compelling story.
Thought the same thing....college kids versus one step away from the NBA guys. Agree with those who say give Calipari time. He has a track record. And in response to the OP, I'd say almost all teams have a long way to go to be Kentucky.
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