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Compared to others, 'Cats suddenly a stable crew

Yes, Kentucky lost to Louisville. But that's about the only negative so far for these consistently 'scary' Wildcats.

Updated: January 23, 2003, 12:41 PM ET
By Pat Forde | Special to ESPN.com

Last Saturday night, just a few hours after Kentucky demolished Notre Dame 88-73 for its seventh straight victory, subtle support for Tubby Smith's work as coach of the Wildcats was on display in a Lexington sports bar.

On one large screen, Arkansas was being humiliated in Bud Walton Arena by Georgia, on its way to 5-9 and conceivably 20 losses. On the neighboring big screen, UCLA was simultaneously being emasculated in Pauley Pavilion by Arizona, on its way to 4-9 and an eventual Steve ...

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