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.
It wasn’t the blowout that happened at Auburn three weeks ago, but UK won comfortably 72-62 Saturday afternoon at Rupp.
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.
In a game that could serve as a microcosm of the up and down year UK is having, the Cats go nearly eight minutes in the 2nd half without a field goal and fall on the road to the Crimson Tide.
Without Willie Cauley-Stein, the Cats went into a hostile environment and demonstrated they are a team that can get a 20 point lead and hold it, a capability John Calipari had doubted earlier in the week.
Less than two weeks after nearly coming back from a 17 point second half deficit against Louisville, UK was almost on the losing end of a similar comeback against Vanderbilt Thursday night.
This is one time your mother was right: don't sit too close to the television.