Cats deal Auburn worst home loss under Tony Barbee

Archie Goodwin - photo by Julie Bennett | Al.com/AP
Archie Goodwin – photo by Julie Bennett | Al.com/AP

 said this week he didn’t have a team capable of “whomping” an opponent.   The coach said he couldn’t imagine his team building a 20-point lead against anyone.

And as the Wildcats pulled away from for a 75-53 win Saturday night at Auburn Arena, some of Calipari’s players took those words to heart.

“I heard it,” forward said after scoring 17 points to lead and adding five assists and four rebounds against the Tigers. “When we started playing good and going down the stretch, we just kind of huddled together and said we need to start burying teams, because in the past we’ve kind of played around with them.”

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