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Kentucky hosts Wright State – all you need to know

Even if Kentucky were to regress to an average team, it may still prove too much for Wright State whose is 1-2 on the season.

and finished two games short of perfection last season.

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Kentucky vs. Wright State
Fridat, Nov 20 – 8:00 p.m. ET
Rupp Arena
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A mostly made-over team has started well in picking up that quest, and the second-ranked Wildcats will try to avoid a letdown Friday night versus Wright State.

Kentucky (3-0) won its first 38 games last season before falling to Wisconsin in the national semifinals. Calipari then completed his annual reload with a stacked recruiting class to fill the void created by lottery picks Karl-Anthony Towns, Willie Cauley-Stein, Trey Lyles and Devin Booker continuing on to the NBA along with second-rounders Andrew Harrison and Dakari Johnson.

Some of the freshmen have been as good as advertised despite Calipari's harping on their shortcomings. and lead the team in scoring at 14.3 and 14.0 points per game, respectively, and Isiah Briscoe has averaged 11.5 points and 7.5 rebounds. But holdovers , and played key roles in Tuesday's 74-63 win over No. 5 Duke in the Champions Classic at Chicago.

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On This Day In UK Basketball History

On June 24, 2010, Kentucky had five players drafted in the first round of the NBA Draft. John Wall became the first Wildcat ever named the overall No. 1 pick when he was selected by the Washington Wizards.  DeMarcus Cousins was selected fifth by the Sacramento Kings, Patrick Patterson went 14th to the Houston Rockets, Eric Bledsoe went 18th to the Oklahoma City Thunder and Daniel Orton was picked 29th by the Orlando Magic.


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