Suspense is killing us
Some are questioning the significance of the UConn women's streak, but one thing is certain: If women's basketball doesn't find parity soon, it will rival the inevitability of NASCAR and its Jimmie Johnson Invitational.
Still in the starting gate
Daniel Orton is out after knee surgery so, with a third of the NBA season over, Enes Kanter still has more pro experience than the ex-UK sixth man.
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Sleeper bet of the year
Kentucky is still a 3-point underdog for its bowl clash with Pittsburgh. That obviously means the additions of Rick Minter and Mister Cobble to the Wildcats mix is flying under the oddsmakers' radar.
Stuff of legend
Zeke Chapman returned to his dad's old stomping grounds and showed off his game at Lexington Catholic. Wonder if anybody compared him to Jon Hood?
Mississippi State of shock
John Calipari might be in for a challenging year without the tall Turk, but Rick Stansbury faces a worse fate with the players he has.