It's hard to think about basketball in the middle of the football season, unless of course you live in Kentucky. Then you never stop thinking about it. That didn't take me too long to learn when I moved to Lexington.
It seems like ages since the Marquette game - certainly one we'd like to forget. But it doesn't erase the winning streak from last year, the unstoppable SEC run and, of course, the history of UK basketball.
So, as Tubby and his boys prepare for another go around, I am preparing to enjoy my second season of Kentucky basketball, and here are my top 10 reasons why I enjoy it so much.
10. Kentucky basketball is so much fun to watch, it almost made me forget how much it hurt when the Wildats beat my Minnesota Gophers in 1997. Almost...