Well at least Kentucky lost on a day when everyone else was doing it too, right? No. 3 Kansas fell to Iowa State, No. 5 Arizona got obliterated by No. 13 Oregon, No. 9 Virginia lost to Syracuse in what was (sort of) Jim Boeheim's 1,000th win, and then No. 8 Kentucky fell to No. 24 Florida.
There's a lot to be addressed with this Kentucky team. Plenty of issues that need fixing. But at least this loss came at a time when several other top teams lost as well.
But today is a good day to get over the loss; it's time to eat/drink your body weight in chips and beer, and watch multi-million dollar commercials because it's Super Bowl Sunday!
Tweets of the day
Watching Kentucky at the start of the season vs now pic.twitter.com/sGsYbZ4gth— Andrew Cassady (@AndCassady) February 5, 2017
"I still love this team. I think we've got a talented group. ... I've got to hold them accountable." - Coach Cal— Kentucky Basketball (@KentuckyMBB) February 5, 2017
OMG ITS SUPER BOWL DAY pic.twitter.com/DIWkDBv0fP— froot (@FR4NKY20) February 5, 2017
UK fans will have the opportunity to shoot on the same baskets as the Wildcats. Beginning Monday, Lexington Center Corporation will hold an auction for the baskets used from the 2000-01 season through 2015-16. The auction ends Feb. 27.
Calipari unleashes secret weapon to watch Kevin Knox - 247
Kentucky coach John Calipari had a secret weapon with him Friday night to watch 5-star wing Kevin Knox in Florida.
Grayson Allen Tripped Somebody, Again | Kentucky Sports Radio
In this week's episode of Grayson Trip's America, the Duke guard got caught using his legs to take a Pitt Panther to the floor.
UK’s Vince Marrow can recruit anywhere in the country, says analyst | Lexington Herald-Leader
UK recruiting coordinator Vince Marrow went into Maryland — new territory for him — during the 2017 recruiting cycle and pulled out two promising football commitments for the Kentucky Wildcats. Also, notes on Bryant Koback, the Cats’ new offensive linemen and Lynn Bowden.
Pro Football Hall of Fame class includes LaDainian Tomlinson, Kurt Warner, Jerry Jones - ESPN
The 2017 class for the Pro Football Hall of Fame is set, with LaDainian Tomlinson, Kurt Warner, Jason Taylor, Terrell Davis, Morten Andersen, Jerry Jones and Kenny Easley making it.
Draymond Green reacts to LeBron James ripping Charles Barkley: 'Yeah, destroy him!'
Draymond Green was excited to hear LeBron James "destroying" Charles Barkley this week after Barkley called out James for being "whiny."
2017 'NFL Honors' list of award winners - NFL.com
Saturday celebrates another year of excellence in the NFL, with Super Bowl LI less than 24 hours away. The 2017 'NFL Honors' awards show is loaded with several stars up for the top awards this season.
A Kentucky 7-footer creates a film tribute to coaches’ wives | Lexington Herald-Leader
Once a 7-foot center at Lincoln County High School and Kentucky Wesleyan College, Jonathan Moore is now a documentary filmmaker living in California. In "Coaches Wives," he interviews spouses of famous coaches - but also wives of some Kentucky high school coaches - about the unique challenges of being married to a coach.
Tom Brady's drama-filled season always pointed to Super Bowl LI - NFL
Sure, Brady had to go through a lot this year, and even last year when it came to Deflategate and all its drama. But all year long, the AFC was seen as the Patriots, and everyone else. We knew how likely it was that Brady would end up here in the end.
Zach LaVine out for year with torn ACL - Yahoo Sports
The Minnesota Timberwolves' electrifying guard will miss the remainder of this season. It was perhaps his best year on the floor as he started to show that he may be more than just a dunk contest winner. Unfortunately we'll have to wait until next year to see if he can flourish.
Gregg Popovich sets monumental win record - SF Chronicle
Popovich now has 1,128 wins with the San Antonio Spurs. That is the most for a coach with any one team in NBA history.
51 things to know about Pats-Falcons - CBS Sports
Information to get you ready for Super Bowl LI between the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons.