Kentucky Basketball: Which SEC team poses the biggest threat to the Wildcats in 2017?

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Alabama Crimson Tide

Avery Bradley is well on his way to becoming one of the top recruiters in the nation. He has managed to reel in the best point guard in the 2017 class in Collin Sexton. Sexton is the nation’s fourth overall prospect. Also, the Crimson Tide will get the services of highly rated shooting guard, John Petty. With the nation’s seventh best recruiting class, Avery Bradley will add to a good core group of young stars. Tuscaloosa will be crawling with basketball talent in 2017.

Two of the top freshman in the SEC last season will return to the Alabama lineup. In addition to Sexton and Petty, Sophomores Dazon Ingram and Braxton Key will give Alabama four great scorers. Alabama may be a bigger threat to Kentucky based on matchups. The tide will also have more returning pieces to put around their incoming stars than any other team in the conference.