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Rondae Hollis-Jefferson incites Kentucky basketball fans

Ready for the couch fires!

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It all started off with an innocent enough comment that isn't exactly ridiculous.

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As you might expect, some non-Arizona fan bases are going to be rubbed the wrong way about Rondae Hollis-Jefferson's comment, much like the Syracuse fans did last season whenever someone pointed out that Arizona could be the better team though they weren't ranked No. 1 -- or vice versa.

We'll close this with a nice zinger from respected college basketball writer Michael DeCourcy of Sporting News:

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Arizona's starting lineup -- if we project it to be T.J. McConnell, Stanley Johnson, Hollis-Jefferson, Brandon Ashley and Kaleb Tarczewski -- has age, experience, versatility and the defensive edge on the Wildcats. That's arguable but not foolish to say.

Kentucky certainly wins the depth argument, if you'll take a quick look at a projected depth chart where a guy like Karl Towns is listed as a member of the third unit (this is copied from Wikipedia but the point remains).

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Anyway, something tells me this is only the beginning of a recurring argument between two pretty rabid college basketball fan bases.

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Also, apparently Stanley Johnson decided that he'd like to pick up LeBron James during The King's skills camp. Apparently LeBron took notice.