|Kentucky vs. Providence|
Sunday, Dec. 1 – 8:30 p.m. ET
Brooklyn, N.Y. – Barclays Center
Game Notes: UK | PC
|TV: Fox Sports One|
Radio: UK IMG
Kentucky and Providence have met just once before in program history resulting in a 79-78 victory for the Wildcats on March 18, 1976 in NIT Tournament semifinal action. Kentucky would go on to win the event by securing a win over Charlotte in the Championship game.
Providence enters Friday’s matchup with Fairfield owning a 6-1 overall record which includes wins over Vanderbilt and Vermont. The Friars dropped their first game of the season by four points to Maryland on Nov. 25.
Four players are averaging 12.0 or more points per game for Providence. Bryce Cotton leads the way with 17.7 per game while also leading the team with 35 assists on the year. LaDontae Henton nearly averages a double-double with 13.9 points and 8.1 boards an outing. He also paces the squad with 11 steals on the year. Kadeem Batts and Tyler Harris round out the scoring with 13.6 and 12.9 respectively.
Walter Cornett, of Glendale, Kentucky, is the owner and operator of Walter’s Wildcat World. He founded WildcatWorld.com in 1998 making it one of the oldest Kentucky basketball fan sites in operation today.