|Kentucky at Mississippi State
Saturday, Feb. 8 – 1:30 p.m. ET
Game Notes: UK (Supplement ) |MSU
|TV: SEC Network
Radio: UK IMG
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Kentucky has been able overcome inconsistent play on defense and from centers to stay within striking distance of first-place Florida heading into the second half of Southeastern Conference play.
The 18th-ranked Kentucky Wildcats (17-5, 7-2) have shown improvement in both areas and feel good about where they are in the standings.
Kentucky begins a two-game road swing Saturday at Mississippi State, which it beat 85-63 a month ago. Wildcats coach John Calipari said Friday he expects a tougher rematch in Starkville, followed by another challenge Wednesday at Auburn.
Kentucky carries a two-game winning streak into its meeting against the Bulldogs (13-9, 3-6), including Tuesday night’s 80-64 win over Mississippi.