Kentucky basketball: Best one-and-done Wildcats of the John Calipari era

No program in the country has done a better job recruiting in the one-and-done era, so Kentucky's list of best one-and-done players is tough to crack.
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2016-17. 8. . 528. De'Aaron Fox. De'Aaron Fox. player. Kentucky basketball one-and-done rankings. . Point guard

PPG: 16.7 APG: 4.6 RPG: 3.4

Awards: All-SEC, SEC tournament MVP, SEC All-Freshman, NCAA All-Region, All-SEC Tournament

By the middle of the season, everyone knew that Kentucky was De'Aaron Fox's team and he did not let his team down. Kentucky rolled into the NCAA Tournament as a No. 2 seed and managed to get all the way to the Elite Eight.

In the Sweet 16, Fox had a showdown with UCLA's Lonzo Ball. The game was billed as two of the best young point guards in basketball going head-to-head with Ball's name at the top of the marquee, but Fox dominated the matchup. He finished with 39 points and four assists. Ball finished with 10 and eight.