Kentucky Wildcats, Tigers tangle on Tuesday – all you need to know

Kentucky welcomes the Missouri Tigers to on Tuesday, January 13. The game will be carried on and tip is set for 9 p.m. ET.

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Kentucky vs. Missouri
Tuesday, Jan. 13 – 9:00 p.m. ET
Lexington, Ky.
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After its first two games, Kentucky likely won’t take any opponent lightly, even sub-.500 Missouri.

The top-ranked Wildcats look to provide fewer anxious moments in their return home and remain unbeaten when they face the Tigers on Tuesday night.

Kentucky (15-0, 2-0) was taken to overtime by Mississippi before winning 89-86 last Tuesday and then needed two OTs for a 70-64 victory at on Saturday.

Freshman Devin Booker scored a team-leading 18 points and Tyler Ulis hit a key 3-pointer with 1:26 to go in the final OT.

“I’ve said all along that you don’t want to go through a season where you’re never in a close game because you don’t learn about your team,” coach John Calipari said. “But enough is enough. We had enough of these games now. Let’s get some games that are a little bit easier for us, but I don’t think we’ll have any.

“I think every game we play is someone’s Super Bowl.”

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