Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/15/14
Kentucky keeps saying all the right things. If you believe what the top-ranked Wildcats claim, they are just fine after a muted 74-71 victory Saturday against gimmicky fourth-seeded Florida in a semifinal of the SEC tournament. Never mind that this Kentucky team had to rally Friday to gut out an unimpressive nine-point victory against fading LSU, which isn't even a lock for an NIT bid. "We ain't trying to blow every team out," said guard Doron Lamb, who had a team-high 16 points Saturday. "We just want to win games no matter how much we win by." That sounds fine and all, but it doesn't mask the obvious: Kentucky is struggling. So much that if you have watched the Wildcats this week, you have one question: Is this team really the top overall seed in the NCAA tournament? The answer in another diluted college basketball season is yes, but you would never know it based on how Kentucky has played this week. It is a shadow of the team that until recently had been beating up opponent...
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