Cats aim to right the ship against Samford

Kyle Wiltjer - photo by Tammie Brown |
Kyle Wiltjer – photo by Tammie Brown |

Coming off back-to-back losses for only the second time in the last four seasons, the men’s basketball team will try to right the ship Tuesday night when they welcome University to Rupp Arena.

The Cats dropped out of the AP Poll Monday afternoon, which, from No. 8, was the largest single-week drop for any team since the rankings expanded to 25 teams in 1990. It marks the first time the Cats have been unranked under John Calipari.

The losses to and were a bit of a shock to the young players, many of whom quickly experienced their first taste of widespread fan displeasure.

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