It could be that negative comments were the reason. Other theories hold that it was simply a distraction. But whatever ultimately is the explanation, members of the University of Kentucky Wildcat basketball team have suspended or deleted their Twitter accounts.
I think ESPN senior writer Andy Katz is one of the best sports analysts in the business. So I'm very fortunate that he covers college basketball. As a college hoops junkie, I could talk for hours with this guy.
If you saw the Kentucky/Morehead State game Wednesday night, you saw an Eagles club that came to play. Morehead led most of the first half and even held a lead in the second. Ultimately, the 'Cats came around and won by eleven. It wasn't easy.
I could practically hear the wailing and gnashing of teeth all the way up here in Owensboro. I'm sure the Kentucky Wildcat fans filing out of the Georgia Dome were hoping for a match-up other than the one that saw #9 Duke upend #3 UK 75-68 on a Tuesday evening in Atlanta.
WBKR's #1 college basketball fan here still celebrating the official start of the 2012-2013 season. Yesterday was Opening Day and featured 222 out of 338 Division I teams in action. Two of those teams--the Kentucky Wildcats and the Indiana Hoosiers--opened their campaigns with victories. Both f…