First, let me give credit for the title line to a gentleman in the Kroger parking lot this morning. Apparently I live a sheltered life innocently traveling along without hearing the most stunningly obvious line to describe what's happened in the last year. As I struggled to stop laughing he said he'd seen the line on a t-shirt in Nashville while at the SEC tournament......I WANT ONE!!!!!
As we bask in the glow of last night's victory and dream of even bigger things in the next 3 games, let's stop a second to remember where we were at exactly this time last year.
We'd just been bounced from the first round of the NIT to no one's surprise, we'd just witnessed our President and Athletic Director make the ballsy decision to fire Clyde after only 2 years, we'd laughed and maybe been embarrassed as we watched Clyde run through the halls from reporters, we were looking at the returning roster and wondering if any of the recruits would still come..... how would we even make the NIT in 2010?? was a common question, and we were ALL wondering.........WHO WILL IT BE????
Well a years gone by and the hiring of John Calipari has to rank in UK history with the hiring of Adolph Rupp and Rick Pitino. I won't list the countless ways he's changed the direction of this program, I'll leave that to other posts and comments but as we go through today smiling at everyone we see wearing BLUE......let's all remember what a difference a year makes!!