The date has been circled, national pundits have hyped it up, and the players have been asked about it and asked about it and asked about it some more since the beginning of the season. Finally, it’s time to put the talking aside and play. It’s time for the game. Yes, Kentucky-North Carolina is mere hours away. And though it’s no longer a matchup of 1 vs. 2 after UNC’s loss over the weekend, it’s still a battle of the two teams most analysts regard as the national championship favorites.