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Is Kentucky missing leaders?

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08:22 AM ET 10.12 | In addition to title hopes and an ability to sign top recruits seemingly at will, John Calipari's program is associated with the theme of transition from year to year. There are plenty of challenges for the University of Kentucky basketball team as it tries to repeat as NCAA champion. It has been done only twice in the last 38 years, for starters. The Wildcats also lost their top six players from the title team, including the top two picks in the NBA draft. But perhaps paramount to UK's quest for another crown -- since coach John Calipari restocked the talent pool with yet another top-rated recruiting class -- is leadership. Where will it come on a team with five newcomers?

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October 12, 2012  08:37 AM ET
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UK Lock because they are dirty finks...Go Gators

FIFY

October 12, 2012  09:26 AM ET

They maybe missing leaders but sure as hell aren't missing any threads. #$%^&*( enough with the BB threads. Especially UK.

October 12, 2012  09:31 AM ET
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They maybe missing leaders but sure as hell aren't missing any threads. #$%^&*( enough with the BB threads. Especially UK.

Mods going after 0-6. #1 on the most wanted list.

October 12, 2012  09:42 AM ET
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Mods going after 0-6. #1 on the most wanted list.

Another episode of FN version of bait car.

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October 12, 2012  09:45 AM ET

Where did they get their leaders last year? From the freshmen.

October 12, 2012  09:51 AM ET
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Where did they get their leaders last year? From the freshmen.

Ashley Judd... DUH!

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October 12, 2012  01:12 PM ET
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Yes it is, trying to hook some big time catch, not gonna happen says RoadRunner.

Meep Meep

 
October 12, 2012  02:39 PM ET

I think Wiltjer will be this year. Taking on the Darius Miller role. The guy that wasn't good enough to go NBA. They are not that close to last years team. They'll be good but just don't see it playing out this year.

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