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NCAA tourney: Is Kentucky — yikes — just now peaking?

CLEVELAND — One of the stories of the 2013-14 season in college basketball was how, after struggling for months despite massive hype, eighth-seeded Kentucky got locked in during the NCAA Tournament and made it all the way to the national final.

In hindsight, well, that sure was cute, wasn’t it?

This is different. This is scary. This is locked-in and more, much more. This season’s Wildcats — bigger, stronger, better — are 37-0 and, if you can believe it, just now peaking. Their 78-39 demolition of West Virginia here on Thursday demonstrated that in resounding fashion and won’t soon be forgotten by anyone who witnessed it. Read more