Kentucky is the definition of big time when it comes to college basketball

is college basketball royalty. The Wildcats have been to the Big Dance a record 50 times and have won 101 games in the tournament. They have been to 41 Sweet 16’s, 32 Elite 8’s, and 13 Final Fours. They rank second only to with 7 national championships.  Kentucky’s 23,000 plus seat arena is packed every single night during the basketball season and the who’s who of the region such as can be seen at court side during games. There are also another million or so who aren’t in the arena who are big time followers of the program. It is easy to see why a kid like Portland’s would choose to attend school there.

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