It's a yearly discussion with the Kentucky Wildcats; how will John Calipari reload after losing nearly all his team's talent to the NBA Draft lottery. Each and every season Coach Cal has an answer. Tyrese Maxey is just one of UK's 5-star freshmen, but he's already proven his star quality as Kentucky knocked off Michigan State on Tuesday night in their season-opener.
A year ago at the Champions' Classic, Kentucky was the first victim of the Duke slaughter thanks to Zion Williamson, RJ Barrett and Cam Reddish. The Wildcats learned from the experience, and just took down the No. 1 team in the nation in Tom Izzo's Spartans. Maxey has the potential to be special, and Coach Cal and Co. are just getting started.