Now that college football is over, let's move over to college basketball's major story this year: The completely over-hyped Kentucky Wildcats.
Three weeks ago, UCLA basketball coach Steve Alford called Kentucky "the best team I've coached against" in his 24-year career. He said "there's not a weakness on the team." Many other basketball experts have lavished praise on this year's Kentucky team, similarly calling them the best ever, saying they will undoubtedly go undefeated, and claiming that there is no opponent who can stop them.
ESPN is airing the 15-0 Wildcats' Tuesday night game versus the Missouri Tigers.
But before we talk about their next contest, let's look at the past two games.
Kentucky won both of them—barely—in overtime, no less. The Wildcats could easily have two losses right now, instead of still being undefeated and at the top of the polls. Just barely. Their undefeated position is a very precarious one right now. The chance of their staying that way for the rest of the season is very slim. Here are the specific numbers: