Kentucky Wildcats open SEC play, hosts Mississippi State – all you need to know

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Wednesday, Jan. 8 – 8:00 p.m. ET
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The Kentucky Wildcats own an 89-20 record in the all-time series, winning 11 of the last 13 and five-straight. The Wildcats are 45-5 all-time against the Bulldogs in Lexington including owning a 24-2 mark within Rupp Arena.

Since 2001, the two teams have met 15 times with 12 of those contests being decided by nine or fewer points, including four overtime affairs.

In the lone meeting of the season in 2012- 13, Kentucky claimed an 85-55 victory in Rupp Arena on Feb. 27, 2013.

Alex Poythress had 16 points and eight rebounds, while Willie Cauley-Stein chipped in with 12 points and six boards.  Jarrod Polson added nine points and a team-high three assists, and Jon Hood contributed five points and a trio of rebounds in the victory.

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