The addition of Reid Travis makes Kentucky the new preseason No. 1 team in the country in the eyes of ESPN’s Myron Medcalf. Medcalf boosted the Cats past Kansas and Duke in his rankings after today’s news, writing that Travis may be the “strongest player in college basketball” and Kentucky’s roster is the most intriguing it’s been since the 2014-15 season.
“With the fleet of high-level guards John Calipari will have on his roster, this lineup could resemble the North Carolina team that won the national title in 2017, by essentially grabbing every offensive rebound in sight and bullying opponents in the paint,” he writes.
Did we have to bring up the 2017 North Carolina team? Ugh. Anyways, here’s Medcalf’s new top 10:
8. North Carolina
9. Michigan State
Is it August yet???