No 40-0 breeze for Kentucky, but long run possible

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LEXINGTON, Ky. - The big goal lasted three games. That's when Kentucky's very public discussion of a 40-0 college basketball season ended, a veteran Michigan State bunch delivering Big Blue its first loss on Nov. 12. Baylor added to that total 24 days later. Then North Carolina delivered another "L" eight days after that.

Throw in an overtime setback at Arkansas a week ago today and the Wildcats' potential dream season stands 13-4 overall (3-1 in the Southeastern Conference) with a No. 14 Associated Press ranking heading into tonight's visit from Texas A&M.

"We thought we'd come in here and blow everybody out," freshman point guard Andrew Harrison said late last month, just after UK outlasted defending national champion Louisville.