Actually, there are some who might think Black will look silly with a "2014 NATION9L CHAMPIONS UK" on his calf no matter what ends up happening in the Final Four this weekend.
But those people just don't understand what it means to be a die-hard fan.
Black does, though — so much so that he got the tattoo (with the 9 symbolizing what would be the Wildcats' ninth national title) just before the
You know, back when Kentucky was unranked with a 22-9 record after starting the season as the top-ranked team in the country.
"I'm not delusional," Black told
So he got the tattoo, which ESPN verified is the real deal, and even tweeted a photo of it to several Kentucky players. And now look what has happened.
The Wildcats advanced to the SEC championship game, losing to
And no matter what ends up happening in the Final Four, expect to see that ink proudly displayed on Black's lower leg forever.
"It's part of my story," Black said before the start of the tournament. "If we don't win, I'll remember it as the year so many thought we could do it and we didn't."