"If you take their first and second teams and split them up, they'd probably have the No. 1 and No. 2 teams in the nation," Brown told USA Today. "John should go 45-0 with that talent."
With a No. 1 ranking in the Associated Press and USA Today polls and a squad that features a record nine McDonald's All-Americans, Kentucky has been the focus on the college basketball world throughout the preseason.
The Wildcats play 31 regular-season games and -- even with the SEC and NCAA tourneys -- won't play 45 games. But could they go undefeated?
Bob Knight's 1975-76 Indiana squad is the last team to finish a season with an unblemished record.
Kentucky has been pegged as the program that might duplicate that feat in recent years under Calipari. His 2011-12 squad, which included Anthony Davis, lost just two games that season.