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Cats turn focus to selection Sunday after tough loss to Tennessee in SEC tournament semi-final

By Keith Taylor Kentucky Today Kentucky won’t know its seeding for the NCAA Tournament until Sunday night but John Calipari isn’t making any early predictions regarding a possible No. 1 seed. 
“I don’t know — I mean, there’s a bunch of teams that would say it,” he said following an 82-78 loss to Tennessee in the Southeastern Conference Tournament semifinals Saturday. “I’d...

Kentucky Senior Reid Travis returns to practice, expected to play when Cats tourney opener Friday

By Keith Taylor Kentucky Today Reid Travis is expected to return to the lineup when Kentucky opens the postseason against Mississippi or Alabama Friday night in the quarterfinals of the Southeastern Conference Tournament. Travis practiced with the team this week and was on the floor at Bridgestone Arena Friday morning. The senior forward has missed the past six games because of a strained knee. Travis...

Kentucky sets sights of fifth straight tournament title as SEC tourney set to get underway in Nashville

By Keith Taylor Kentucky Today Kentucky has won four straight Southeastern Conference Tournament titles and the Wildcats want to continue that trend this weekend in Nashville. Kentucky (26-5, 15-3) finished second in the final standings and received a double-bye in the SEC Tournament. The Wildcats will play the winner of the Mississippi-Alabama contest at 7 p.m. Thursday in Nashville, where Kentucky...

LSU lands top seed, Wildcats no. 2 in upcoming Southeastern Conference Tournament in Nashville

By Keith Taylor Kentucky Today Four teams — LSU, Kentucky, Tennessee and South Carolina — will receive a double-bye when the Southeastern Conference Tournament begins the week in Nashville. The Tigers (26-5, 16-2) edged out Kentucky (26-5, 15-3) and Tennessee (27-4, 15-3) to win the regular-season title for the first time in more than a decade. Kentucky is a No. 2 seed and will play at 7 p.m. Friday...

Calipari: Cats will have to ‘fight like heck’ in order to win SEC Tournament

Kentucky coach John Calipari talks to guard Quade Green during a game earlier this seaoson at Rupp Arena. The Wildcats open play in the SEC Tournament Friday in Saint Louis. (Tammie Brown/Kentucky Today) By Keith Taylor Kentucky Today The Southeastern Conference race came down to Auburn and Tennessee and John Calipari expects those two teams to be among the favorites when the league tournament begins...