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Which Kentucky Basketball player will be the team’s MVP for the upcoming season?

Thanks to the recent eligibility clearance for Wake Forest transfer Olivier Sarr, the 2020-21 Kentucky Wildcats are loaded with top-tier talent from top to bottom.

Six incoming freshmen (seven if you count redshirt freshman Dontaie Allen), highlighted by two lottery-hopeful NBA Draft picks in B.J. Boston and Terrence Clarke, are joined by returning sophomore Keion Brooks, Sarr, and two fellow transfers Davion Mintz and Jacob Toppin. With so much talent spread across the roster, Kentucky could have a different “best player” on a game-by-game basis. John Calipari coached teams typically don’t need the same player to go out and score 20 points every game.

But throughout the length of the full season, who will be the team’s Most Valuable Player? Which of these young men have the ability to take over as the team’s go-to player down the stretch or when morale is fleeting? Our fearless leader Matt Jones posed the question on Twitter.

What do you think? Will it be Boston, Clarke, Sarr, Brooks, or possibly a fifth-option? Cast your vote and let us know in the comments below.

MVP aside, it seems like a pretty good sign that Kentucky has potentially four different players who could feasibly be the best of the group.

Article written by Zack Geoghegan

Covering all things NBA and UK Hoops. Follow me on Twitter: @ZGeogheganKSR

5 Comments for Which Kentucky Basketball player will be the team’s MVP for the upcoming season?

  1. Cletis75
    9:28 pm October 30, 2020 Permalink

    I really don’t care as long as they play together and put the team first.

  2. UKFanSC
    8:22 am October 31, 2020 Permalink

    Cletus best me to the punch….. The way Cal runs his team, it’s almost an unfair question. Any of the people you mentioned could be statistically the best on the team if they were selfish. But if they truly share the ball and work as a unit it’s a meaningless question.

  3. UKFanSC
    8:22 am October 31, 2020 Permalink


  4. millertim
    9:16 am October 31, 2020 Permalink

    Davion Mintz—- He’s the glue to this team and key factor to it developing into a title contender. Too many people are overlooking his talent, experience and leadership. The Freshmen come in with the flashing lights and headline names but Mintz will be the quiet captain steering the rudder…

    • UKBigBlueForever
      6:39 pm October 31, 2020 Permalink

      I’m hoping you’re right