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Indifferent Wildcats ride out the clock for 69-59 win over Mississippi State

No. 18 Kentucky never really pulled away from Mississippi State on Saturday, though the Wildcats always seemed on the brink of doing so. The Wildcats didn’t dominate at the free-throw line like they usually do—with volume instead of efficiency at the foul line—or on the offensive glass, or anywhere, really. [widgets_on_pages id=”James”]   Still, Kentucky won 69-59, because...

Kentucky’s comeback against Bulldogs falls short, Mississippi State hangs on, 28-22

Kentucky quarterback Maxwell Smith, starting for the injured Jalen Whitlow, nearly led Kentucky on a second-half comeback against Mississippi State, but the Bulldogs won 28-22. (Photo by James Pennington)   Another attempted comeback on the road fell just short for Kentucky on Thursday, driving down to near the Mississippi State 30-yard line before falling just short, and the Bulldogs won 28-22.   Maxwell...

Kentucky's comeback against Bulldogs falls short, Mississippi State hangs on, 28-22

Kentucky quarterback Maxwell Smith, starting for the injured Jalen Whitlow, nearly led Kentucky on a second-half comeback against Mississippi State, but the Bulldogs won 28-22. (Photo by James Pennington)     Another attempted comeback on the road fell just short for Kentucky on Thursday, driving down to near the Mississippi State 30-yard line before falling just short, and the Bulldogs won...

Jalen Whitlow will travel to Mississippi State, but Mark Stoops vague on QB’s role in game

Kentucky quarterback Maxwell Smith will start Thursday against Mississippi State, but Mark Stoops was vague about how involved Jalen Whitlow could or would be with his injury. (Photo by James Pennington)   Kentucky coach Mark Stoops, in his brief time as a head coach, has already mastered the art of one of the football coach’s most underrated weapons: the vague quote. Stoops gives out sound...

Jalen Whitlow will travel to Mississippi State, but Mark Stoops vague on QB's role in game

Kentucky quarterback Maxwell Smith will start Thursday against Mississippi State, but Mark Stoops was vague about how involved Jalen Whitlow could or would be with his injury. (Photo by James Pennington)   Kentucky coach Mark Stoops, in his brief time as a head coach, has already mastered the art of one of the football coach’s most underrated weapons: the vague quote. Stoops gives out sound...