Kentucky and Virginia, the top two teams in the nation, have gotten it done this season by staying consistent on defense. No. 3 Gonzaga is no slouch on defense, but it is better known for its offensive prowess. While it’s all but certain that the Bulldogs will reach their 17th-consecutive NCAA Tournament, what makes this West Coast team seem especially strong this season?
Kentucky is currently ranked #1 in the country, and that’s no mistake. With its devastating defense, and consistent offense it has cruised to a 23-0 record. This success comes from one of the most well-crafted teams in the country, led by coach John Calipari. But what makes Kentucky such a great team? Let’s dive into its technique to find out.