Kentucky at risk of missing tourney 

January, 15, 2013

KentuckyMatt Cashore/USA TODAY SportsJohn Calipari and the struggling Wildcats are far from a lock to make the NCAA tournament.
We can no longer ignore the elephant in the room: The Kentucky Wildcats, defending NCAA champions and the model of new-age success in college basketball, could miss the 2013 tournament. Really.

Those still reading need to at least face the possibility of sweating out Selection Sunday. The Wildcats are simply good, not great, and enter the heart of the season a long way from their accustomed "lock" status as an NCAA tournament team and Final Four regular.