Football can be a little distracting, especially when a threat is perceived.
Good thing the annual Louisville-Kentucky basketball game is soon, forcing the focus to where it should be for the non-bowl bound. Still, the hype needs to wait for at least three more days.
Big East play begins Wednesday. South Florida, the opponent with an impressive 10-2 won-lost record. Much to prove, wanting to rid itself of the conference lackey tag.
Dominique Jones, a guard averaging 22.7 points and 4.7 rebounds the last three games was conference player of the week. Six-foot-ll Jarred Famous in the middle, averaging 10 points, seven rebounds per game. Senior guard Chris Howard averaging seven points, four rebounds.
Demanding respect. Not a team to be overlooked, rivalry week or no rivalry week.