Hard to say this Kentucky basketball season is going to plan, but this is John Calipari's blueprint.
No surprises and no mercy for this team ...
Cal masterminding it all - from the players to the schedule.
Using the tough early season matchups against Michigan State, Baylor and North Carolina as a way to learn things about his team he can't discover in practice.
It's easy to enjoy the advantages of being at Kentucky, but with it comes plenty of adversity.
Cal says Kentucky basketball isn't like a box of chocolates - these guys knew exactly what they were gonna get.