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Kentucky with Best Recruiting Class Ever?

Kentucky's championship hopes rest on the shoulders of their freshmen once again

This decade, it looks like the center of power for college football and college basketball each rests in one state.  The state of Alabama has dominated the college football landscape, with either Alabama or Auburn winning each of the decade's football championship games.  It looks like Kentucky has taken hold of college basketball now, with the past two championships coming from Louisville and Kentucky, and Kentucky looking like they can extend this string of dominance into another year.

 
The University of Kentucky's 2013 recruiting class has been one of the most acclaimed in recent memory.  John Calipari has always been an accomplished recruiter, having mentored future NBA starters like Derrick Rose and DeMarcus Cousins.  However, this year's class looks to be one of the best all-time, even after the team last out on phenom Andrew Wiggins to the Kansas Jayhawks. 
 
The 2013 Kentucky recruiting class features a record six McDonald's All-Americans, headlined by the Harrison brothers, Andrew and Aaron (Travis, Texas).  Andrew will play the point this year, following in the footsteps of former star Calipari proteges like Rose and Brandon Knight.  Aaron will play shooting guard and actually isn't quite as highly regarded as his twin brother, yet the two still look to form a formidable backcourt this year.
 
The Wildcats' talent doesn't stop with the Harrison brothers though.  Joining their two returning sophomores, center Willie Cauley-Stein and forward Alex Poythress, are top recruits Julius Randle (Prestonwood Christian Academy, Texas), and Dakari Johnson (Montverde Academy, New York).  Randle and Johnson were both considered top 10 recruits by ESPN and with the help of Cauley-Stein and Poythress should give the Wildcats a frontcourt presence that few teams can compete with.  
 
Calipari's team is coming off a hugely disappointing 2012-13 season where the team failed to make the NCAA tournament and lost in the first round of the NIT.  This year's Wildcats have the big men to shore up last year's defensive woes, and leaders in the backcourt that are reminiscent of previous Calipari stars.  Now that the recruits are in place, all that's left is to fill the colossal expectations that come with a class of this much hype.