UK came up short in a game they desperately needed to avoid damaging their waning tournament hopes, falling 72-62 to the Goergia Bulldogs Thursday night in Athens.
UK showed no signs of a letdown coming off their huge win Saturday, jumping on Miss. St. early and cruising to an easy victory Wednesday night.
After a week that saw UK lose two games by a combined 47 points; and perhaps the best player in college basketball this year to a torn ACL, the Cats rebounded by holding on to defeat the Commodores 74-70 Wednesday night at Rupp Arena.
Bluegrass hoops fans have to wait a little longer to peer into the future.
The 2013 Naismith Hall of Fame finalists have been announced, and the all too familiar local name of Pitino is among the ranks that could be officially inducted.
Florida gave itself some breathing room in the SEC East race by cruising past UK for the team’s first win in their last six tries against the Wildcats.
In what is clearly the Cats’ biggest game of the year to this point, UK travels to #7 Florida with a chance to grab 1st place in the SEC East.
UK took care of business Tuesday night in Rupp Arena, leading by 21 at halftime and never by less than 15 the rest of the way.
Coming off arguably the biggest win of the season, UK narrowly avoided being swept by Texas A&M winning in overtime 72-68 Saturday afternoon in College Station TX.
Multiple news outlets are reporting that Billy Gillispie, former coach of both Texas A&M and Kentucky, will be in attendance Saturday as UK looks to avenge its first conference home loss under John Calipari.
UK finally got the win over a ranked opponent it so desperately needed beating #16 Ole Miss Tuesday night in Oxford MS.
Alex Poythress comes alive as the Cats narrowly avoid what would have been a devastating blow to their NCAA tournament resume.