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John Calipari says Gamecocks could beat Wildcats again

Before played at Jan. 26 the Wildcats had not lost a game. Since they lost 68-62 to the Gamecocks, has not lost again.  So, as he gets set to send his team against No. 2 Kentucky (26-1, 11-1 Southeastern Conference) for a second team tonight, what changes does South Carolina coach see in the Wildcats.  “I just think you see continued growth. They have a lot of young guys obviously that are learning things for the first time and the whole program is in a transition with (John) Calipari's first year,” said Horn.

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On This Day In UK Basketball History

On February 21, 1970, No. 2 Kentucky defeated LSU, 121-105.  Dan Issel scored 51 points, Mike Pratt 27 and Tom Parker 18 as UK outgunned LSU star “Pistol Pete” Maravich’s 64-point performance before 9,000 fans in the John Parker Memorial Coliseum.  This was the ultimate shootout between all-time SEC greats Maravich and Issel.

 

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