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Reason to smile: Cats make big strides in final game before Christmas break, U of L

Kentucky Huddle - photo by Britney McIntosh |

Huddle – photo by Britney McIntosh |

The possession was by no means pretty, but the smiles were.   had just gotten swatted, passed up on an open 3 and found himself stuck under the basket with little room to operate.

After missing the initial shot underneath, Poythress somehow got his hand back up and poked the ball in for a bucket. The shot – as lucky as it was – gave Kentucky a 55-36 lead, all but burying for good in an 82-54 rout of Marshall in Kentucky's final game before the Christmas break and next week's opponent, archrival Louisville.

It was after the play, as Poythress walked to midcourt and Marshall called timeout, which was the most promising sign for Kentucky.

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