Kentucky is back in a familiar position under John Calipari: No. 1 in The Associated Press mens college basketball poll.
The Wildcats rose one spot after winning a 1-vs-2 matchup with Michigan State to open the season in the Champions Classic, followed by an easy win against Eastern Kentucky. They earned 64 of 65 first-place votes in Mondays poll to finish ahead of No. 2 Duke.
I think well have a good mindset, sophomore guard Immanuel Quickley said. Coach does a good job of keeping us humble. We know were No. 1, but were not where we need to be yet. By the end of the year we want to be that No. 1 team, and we know what were looking for from each other.
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