Kentucky basketball set to take on Georgia


Kentucky basketball sure is having an unforgettable college basketball season. Fans, writers, broadcasters, the coaches, players, ect. are loving it, too. I mean, how could you not? You just can’t be unhappy when your team is the only undefeated team left in Division I college basketball and the number team in the land.

John Calipari and his Wildcat squad travel to Athens, Georgia to take on the Bulldogs in their second to last SEC game of the season tonight. Georgia is a pretty solid team this season, especially at home. On their home court in Stegeman Coliseum, the Bulldogs have won twelve out of their fifteen games, with those three loses are all in SEC play. Besides their home record, the Dogs are 19-9 overall, and 10-6 in the Southeastern Conference, which sets them tied for fifth place in the conference with Ole Miss. Georgia is also coming off a 68-44 win over conference bottom-dweller Missouri.

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Kentucky Wildcats

The two teams have previously met this season – back on Tuesday, February 3rd in Rupp Arena. Kentucky was predicted a 19 point favorite over the Dogs, but were outscored 31-27 in the second half, and only escaped with an 11 point victory – 69-58. In the win on that Tuesday night in Lexington,

Andrew Harrison

led the way with 23 points (along with 7 assists) to help the Cats be victorious and improve to 22-0 on the season.

In Georgia’s loss, Nemanja Djurisic led them with 17 points and 7 rebounds. Djurisic is a threat both from the floor, where he averages 11.1 points per game, and on the glass when he hauls in  5.1 boards per, and the Cats will have to keep locked down tonight. Besides that, Kentucky is on a 29-game win streak, ha, and dosen’t plan on losing, as the Wildcats are a 9.5 point favorite over the Dogs tonight on their Senior Night showdown.

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Although the Wildcats are the best team in America, they are meeting up with an eager and upset-minded program tonight. Georgia would love to beat the undefeated team to improve their tournament resume (many see them as an at-large team, but a win over UK would certainly solidify that), especially on their Senior Night, but I along with mostly everyone else think that Kentucky will escape with the W and improve to that elusive 30-0. After the game concludes in Athens, check back here at Bluegrass Dominion for your postgame recap and game grades.

Here’s the game info you’ll need for tonight’s contest:

Date: March 3rd, 2015

Tip-off Time: 9:00 p.m. ET

TV Channel: ESPN

Radio: NewsRadio 630 WLAP (Flagship) (Full list of UK Sports Network affiliates)

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