Originally posted on College Spun  |  Last updated 11/14/13

Despite a roster that includes nine freshmen and very little college-level playing experience, the Kentucky Wildcats were expected by many to have a chance at going undefeated this season to become the first 40-0 men’s basketball team in history. Three games in, that dream is over. Michigan State’s victory over the Wildcats Tuesday night ended the team’s “pursuit of perfection.” Appropriately, t-shirts with that exact phrase, licensed by UK, have hit the clearance rack. Tim Sullivan of the Courier-Journal tweeted out a photo.  Seemed like a good idea at the time, eh, #BBN? #UK pic.twitter.com/NTmPfFwvpt — Tim Sullivan (@TimSullivan714) November 13, 2013 All is not lost in Lexington – the Wildcats hung tough with an experienced Spartans squad. Plus, it’s about time some realistic expectations were set for UK – perhaps this will bode well for the team.

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