I sure hope this is the case, but after yesterday’s opening day loss . . .

1949 – Kentucky bests Oklahoma A&M for the crown; Casey’s boys best the Dodgers

1951 – Kentucky triumphs over Kansas State; Yankees reign supreme in classic New York postseason

1958 – Kentucky beats Seattle; New York digs out of a huge hole

1978 – The Wildcats beat the Duke; Bucky “Bleeping” Dent bashes Boston, leads the Yanks to back-to-back crowns

1996 – Kentucky prevails over Syracuse; The Baby Bombers break the drought

1998 – Utes no match for the Wildcats; One of the best Yankee teams ever sets records