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No. 18 Kentucky earns 20th win of 2013-14
in uneven 84-70 road win over Ole Miss

No. 18 Kentucky has suffered from slow starts this season, and Tuesday’s game at Ole Miss was the opposite of that. After the Wildcats missed seven of their first 10 shots, it’s hard to imagine they could have done much better. They hit 10 of their next 11 from the field and scored 16 unanswered, taking a 15-point lead in the first that ballooned as wide as 22 points with 9:10 to play. [widgets_on_pages...

No. 18 Kentucky earns 20th win of 2013-14 in uneven 84-70 road win over Ole Miss

No. 18 Kentucky has suffered from slow starts this season, and Tuesday’s game at Ole Miss was the opposite of that. After the Wildcats missed seven of their first 10 shots, it’s hard to imagine they could have done much better. They hit 10 of their next 11 from the field and scored 16 unanswered, taking a 15-point lead in the first that ballooned as wide as 22 points with 9:10 to play. [widgets_on_pages...

In win, John Calipari finds a way to cool Marshall Henderson, NCAA’s Vlad Guerrero

No. 18 Kentucky found its response Tuesday to Marshall Henderson: It, in its own way, turned his approach around on him. Henderson is not one afraid to throw anything toward the basket, so the Wildcats reciprocated and threw everything back at him. [widgets_on_pages id=”James”]   It worked, ultimately, because Kentucky won 80-64. Henderson had 16 points on 6-of-18 shooting (including...

In win, John Calipari finds a way to cool Marshall Henderson, NCAA's Vlad Guerrero

No. 18 Kentucky found its response Tuesday to Marshall Henderson: It, in its own way, turned his approach around on him. Henderson is not one afraid to throw anything toward the basket, so the Wildcats reciprocated and threw everything back at him. [widgets_on_pages id=”James”]   It worked, ultimately, because Kentucky won 80-64. Henderson had 16 points on 6-of-18 shooting (including...

No. 18 Wildcats earn 80-64 win over Ole Miss in Cauley-Stein’s best showing in SEC play

No. 18 Kentucky had its best defensive effort in three games after a subpar week allowing 82.5 points per game last week, and Kentucky’s No. 15 had his best game in more time than that. Willie Cauley-Stein finished with 18 points, 11 rebounds and six blocks in the Wildcats’ 80-64 win Tuesday night over Ole Miss.   Cauley-Stein has been deep in a slump as of late, and it was at its...

No. 18 Wildcats earn 80-64 win over Ole Miss in Cauley-Stein's best showing in SEC play

No. 18 Kentucky had its best defensive effort in three games after a subpar week allowing 82.5 points per game last week, and Kentucky’s No. 15 had his best game in more time than that. Willie Cauley-Stein finished with 18 points, 11 rebounds and six blocks in the Wildcats’ 80-64 win Tuesday night over Ole Miss.   Cauley-Stein has been deep in a slump as of late, and it was at its...

Orlando Antigua quotes: pre-Ole Miss

Orlando Antigua filled in for John Calipari in Monday’s pre-Ole Miss media opportunity. Plenty was said about Kentucky’s struggles in transition defense and the challenge in stopping Marshall Henderson, who the Wildcats see Tuesday at 7 on ESPNU. Questions are in italics and paraphrased for clarity. *** On the defensive problems and what they can do to get better: We’ve been concentrating...

Cats looking for first quality win by stopping Marshall Henderson, teammates at Ole Miss

When the UK men’s basketball team travels to Oxford, Miss., Tuesday, the Wildcats will have their hands full with Southeastern Conference leading scorer Marshall Henderson.   [widgets_on_pages id=”Jon”] In his first season at Ole Miss, Henderson, a junior college transfer, has developed a reputation as one of the league’s best shooters and most vocal personalities.   After...