Originally written on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 10/23/14

NEW ORLEANS - MARCH 20: Coach John Calipari of the Kentucky Wildcats talks to his team during the second round of the 2010 NCAA men's basketball tournament at the New Orleans Arena on March 20, 2010 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Dave Martin/Getty Images)
Just one year ago, the Kentucky Wildcats were getting set to begin a six-game winning streak that would culminate with the school’s eighth National Title. Today, they are no longer contestants in the NIT, after being beaten by Robert Morris. Not going to call it a huge upset, as Kentucky wasn’t a very good team to begin with, but we will go as far as to say that it helps support the case of how incredibly stupid the one-and-done rule is, and John Calipari and Kentucky are the faces of the problem. Look, we understand that Calipari and Kentucky are playing within the rules that the NBA has put in place, but their decision to solely recruit players that only plan on being around one season is a bad idea. These kids are sold on the idea from Calipari that they are going to the NBA after their freshman season, and they eat it up. Hey, it’s worked for him, as he has a couple Final Four appearances and several NBA lottery picks since arriving in Lexington. But, last night is the biggest reason it’s a problem. Sure, teams have unsuccessful seasons, which this is definitely categorized as one for [...]
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