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Kentucky Basketball practice highlights

Including a PJ Washington posterization.

PJ Washington Jason Marcum - Sea of Blue

Fall practice is underway across the nation, as the new college basketball season is drawing closer.

For the Kentucky Wildcats, this is shaping up to be another special year in Lexington, as Kentucky sports the preseason No. 1 team in many major polls.

But a ranking is merely just a number at this time of the year. It means nothing in the long run if the team holding it can’t win big and win often.

It’s early, but this Kentucky team looks ready to do just that.

After a promising four-game showing in the Bahamas, the Wildcats have been hard at work this offseason to prepare for the new season. This week, the team posted several practice highlights, which only will add to the excitement and anticipation for next season.

Defense has been the early theme in practice so far, and for good reason. This team has the perfect balance of athleticism, strength, depth and intensity to be an elite defensive team by the time March Madness rolls around.

PJ Washington is also trying to put his teammates on posters before he does so to opponents this coming season:

The best part of these early practice highlights has been seeing Jemarl Baker healthy and happy to be back on the court with his teammates:

While the Wildcats were busy working this week, they took a break to hang out with fans during the Big Blue Madness campout:

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