Kentucky carries a 13-game winning streak into its rematch against the Bruins, who defeated the Wildcats 97-92 on December 3 in Lexington.
The Kentucky Wildcats' 65-62 win over the Wichita State Shockers on Sunday was marred by an ugly incident at the end of the game, where Wichita State head coach Gregg Marshall's wife, Lynn, was escorted from her seat by Bankers Life Fieldhouse security in Indianapolis.
If we're lucky, Kentucky-Wichita State matchups will continue to happen in the NCAA Tournament. That's 24 national titles in one region. Wichita State has not responded to a request for comment. The Badgers finished second in the Big Ten and reached the Big Ten title game, but there were four teams from the conference that were seeded above them? "They really grind it out". The Wildcats seem more surmountable and less Kentucky-like when he's off. The Shockers didn't play as deep into the bench against top competition, which has to change if they want to reach the Sweet 16 or better next season.
There were many plays to recognize. But I'm stuck remembering three great plays that left me internally frustrated. "I called it, and I saw nobody behind my defender", Fox said. "Never had to play defense", he said. The yin-yang of United Kingdom is that the team plays so fast on offense (top 15 in tempo) yet tries to mill you into bad shots on defense.
But this wasn't simply a Hawkins/Adebayo show.
Kathy said she ran into a couple Kentucky fans on Saturday who didn't know anything about Wichita State. Las Vegas oddsmakers regarded the Shockers as one of the best 20 teams in the country, too. They squeezed 11 turnovers out of a Wichita team that is generally solid at taking care of the basketball.More news: Jamie Carragher reacts to Emre Can's display in Man City v Liverpool
Throughout the ups and downs of Malik Monk's season, John Calipari has implored the explosive freshman guard to find ways to contribute to Kentucky victories when his shots aren't falling. McDuffie, a 6-foot-8 sophomore, made 3 of 17 shots and 1 of 9 three-pointers in the two games. "We knew what we were doing, switching everything and playing high". "We knew we couldn't foul". With four minutes to go, Fox's steal and dunk set the tone for the terrific finish.
Franklin added a security guard tried to calm Marshall down several times before seeking assistance. He kept Willis in the game.
During a very unconventional stretch for United Kingdom, the team played without a freshman on the court and instead rolled out a lineup compromised of sophomores Isaiah Briscoe and Isaac Humphries along with the team's three seniors - Derek Willis, Dominique Hawkins and Mychal Mulder.
"Think of that", Calipari said.
Kentucky faces No. 3 UCLA onext Friday in Memphis, the site of the South Regional. And the game is in Memphis, where Calipari coached for nearly a decade.