The Kentucky Wildcats are dangerous as ever.
I still remember Indiana fans poking me after the Wildcats got bullied by Duke in the Champions Classic back in November.
Since then, the 'Cats have beaten North Carolina on a neutral floor, Auburn and Louisville on the road, and more recently have defeated Mississippi State and Kansas at home. They just beat Vanderbilt on the road, which has been a house of horrors to a degree for them over the years, by 35 points.
They're all the way back up to No. 7 (and should be ahead of Michigan State, even though the voters voted before Purdue beat them this past weekend).
Meanwhile, Indiana's lost six games in a row and their coach might be looking for a new job soon while losing prized recruit Romeo Langford to the NBA draft after a disappointing season.
The 'Cats still have not one, but two matchups with No. 1 Tennesee and another one with Auburn at home, but remember: seasons aren't made in November, folks.
2. Speaking of Indiana('s rival)...
How about the job Matt Painter's done with the Purdue Boilermakers? Does anyone want to play them right now? I don't think so.
Since losing five of seven games from late November into December, the Boilers have won eight of nine games, including avenging their lone loss in that span this past weekend against a top-10 Michigan State bunch.
He's your Big Ten Coach of the Year if they keep this going and a Big Ten title isn't out of the realm of possibilties, Purdue fans. I know it's hard to enjoy things sometimes because, you know, Purdue, but enjoy this run. They're a good team that's really clicking.
3. Zion Williamson is unbelievable
I know ESPN talks about Duke seemingly 24-7 as college basketball fans will be quick to tell me on this topic, but let's be honest with ourselves here.
Zion Williamson is incredible.
There's no way a kid that big should be able to do some of the things he does on a basketball court.
In 19 games this season, Williamson is averaging 22 points per game on 68.1 percent shooting with 9.2 rebounds, 2.4 assists, two blocks and two steals per contest. He's a human-highlight reel that should be allowed nowhere near the Chicago Bulls organization and that cesspool of drama next season.
4. Anthony Davis getting fined $50,000
The $50,000 fine that New Orleans Pelicans forward (and former Kentucky great) Anthony Davis was given by the NBA for his public trade request is beyond hilarious.
The whole situation was really made known to the public by agent Rich Paul of Klutch Sports, better known as one of Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James' closest friends and business partners. It's no secret that the Lakers want to land a star to put next to LeBron in L.A. for the future.
Why is it all hilarious?
Because the Pelicans organization cried tampering in an official public statement by saying, "Relative to specific talks of a trade, we will do this on our terms and our timeline. One that makes the most sense for our team and it will not be dictated by those outside of our organization. We have also requested the League to strictly enforce the tampering rules associated with this transaction."
Also, Davis makes $310,000 per game.
The league fined Davis 16.1 percent of one game check for publicly making a trade request, which is technically illegal in the league's current collective bargining agreement.
Maybe put some more consistent help around him sooner in seven years and he won't want out?
Just a thought, guys.