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Kentucky faces Auburn in Rupp – all you need to know

Auburn travels to chilly Lexington to face Kentucky on Saturday, February 21. Tip is set for 7 p.m. and the game will be carried by ESPN.

travels to chilly Lexington to face on Saturday, February 21. Tip is set for 7 p.m. and the game will be carried by ESPN.

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Kentucky vs. Auburn
Saturday, Feb. 21 – 7:00 p.m. ET
Lexington, Ky.
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TV: ESPN
Radio: UK Sports Network
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op-ranked Kentucky knows each one of its last five opponents wants to be the team that knocks the Wildcats off.

To prevent their first loss, as good as the Wildcats have been, they'll need to be better – particularly when it comes to finishing off foes.

Though Kentucky (26-0, 13-0) has successfully absorbed everyone's best shot, coach wants his team to be the aggressors working up to delivering the knockout punch.

First up down the stretch run is Auburn (12-14, 4-9) on Saturday night. The Wildcats will be looking to build on their effort in Tuesday's 66-48 victory at Tennessee. Calipari was pleased with how Kentucky regrouped after some early struggles.

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On This Day In UK Basketball History

On February 21, 1970, No. 2 Kentucky defeated LSU, 121-105.  Dan Issel scored 51 points, Mike Pratt 27 and Tom Parker 18 as UK outgunned LSU star “Pistol Pete” Maravich’s 64-point performance before 9,000 fans in the John Parker Memorial Coliseum.  This was the ultimate shootout between all-time SEC greats Maravich and Issel.

 

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