Final exhibition features scares, but Cats ready for regular season

Kentucky huddle - photo by Walter Cornett |
huddle – photo by Walter Cornett |

The silence in said it all.

As lay crumpled in the corner next to ’s bench holding his right knee, the hush of 20,762 illustrated just how important is to ’s greenest team.

Just a few minutes after drilling three 3-pointers to open up an uncomfortable first half, Mays fell awkwardly to the floor after he landed on a player and his knee buckled. The fifth-year graduate student sat on the floor for more than a minute as he rubbed his leg and trainers evaluated him before being helped back to the locker room.

“Anytime you hurt your knee, your first thing is, ‘Oh, my ACL or MCL,’ so yeah, I was scared at first, just the way I landed,” Mays said.

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