On a cold, rainy night with a winter forecast looming, a loud crowd came early and wanted to stay late, but Kentucky dominated the final 10 minutes.
Maybe it is meant as a compliment, or at least could be taken as one: Kentucky basketball is what Alabama football is to the SEC.
Earlier this season, Texas A&M was an AP top-5 team and being mentioned in conversations about the Final Four.
It is almost like a foggy dream.
When Arkansas and Ole Miss were a combined nine of what seemed like a million shots in the first half Tuesday, it looked like it might be a long game.
Hopefully today, no later than Thursday, the University of Miami will come to its cents and write Arkansas State University a check for $650,000.
Tonight is a must-win game for the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, even though a victory doesn't help the Razorbacks much.
It was one of the first concerns heard Thursday, the day after national signing day for college football recruiting.
It would be comical if not so sadly misinformed.
Recruiting, at least the reporting on recruiting, is a sport of its own.