Even the darkest storms have silver linings.
Granted Kentuckys lackluster 15-6 record isnt the equivalent of a hurricane or a tornado or even a nasty noreaster. But for Wildcat basketball fans less a year from their national championship celebration, third place in the SEC and needing a rally to even earn an invitation to the tournament is just as gray, damp, cold and miserable.
So beating Texas A&M at home 7268 in overtime after the Aggies handed the Wildcats their biggest home loss in four years was a moral victory, some sweet revenge on a program that, by all rights, shouldnt be in Kentuckys league.
Unfortunately for John Calipari and company, the win still wasnt pretty.
The Aggies arent bad. At 13-8 and 3-5 in the SEC, they are a very respectable NIT contender. But this should have been a double-digit win for the Wildcats. Instead the game went to overtime even though the home team never led. Ever.
Kentucky just couldnt put the Aggies away. Leading by four with onl...