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Kentucky guard Gilgeous-Alexander giving Wildcats a big lift off the bench

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 21 points in Kentucky’s 66-61 win over Georgia Sunday night. Gilgeous-Alexander has scored 45 points in the past two games to give the Wildcats a spark off the bench. (Photo by Quinn Foster I UK Athletics) By Keith Taylor Kentucky Today Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is making a name for himself and his teammates aren’t surprised he has emerged as Kentucky’s top player...

Keith Taylor: Georgia coach Mark Fox praises UK, says Cats ‘playing their best basketball’

Kentucky has struggled to find a level of consistency this season. Prior to an 80-61 win over Florida last Saturday, the Wildcats (17-6, 7-3 Southeastern Conference) had lost two in a row and were on the verge of dropping three straight games for the first time in John Calipari’s tenure as coach of the Wildcats. Tyler Ulis drives to the basket in Kentucky’s win over Florida last weekend....