The Kentucky Wildcats are not the best team in college basketball

The UConn Huskies are. The women Huskies.

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The Kentucky Wildcats are closing in on men's college basketball's first undefeated season in 40 years. Just two more wins — against Wisconsin in the Final Four, and then against Duke or Michigan State in the national championship — and they'll finish an extraordinary 40-0. The Wildcats feature five players who could go in the first round of this year's NBA draft. They are, according to some, perhaps the best college hoops team ever.

But here's the thing: The Wildcats are not even the best college basketball team this season. That distinction belongs to the Connecticut Huskies — the women's team, that is.

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