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The Kentucky Wildcats look for a more efficient performance when they try to beat visiting Mississippi State for the ninth straight time Tuesday night.

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Tue., Jan. 12 – 7 p.m. ET
Rupp Arena
Lexington, Ky.
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The 14th-ranked Wildcats look for a more efficient performance when they try to beat visiting Mississippi State for the ninth straight time Tuesday night.

Poythress bounced back from one of his least-productive games of the season with an offensive outburst, scoring a career-high 25 points in Saturday's 77-61 win at Alabama.

He went 8 of 10 from the field in a much more aggressive effort after attempting three shots and scoring four points in last Tuesday's 85-67 loss at LSU.

”You just have to get that bad taste out of everybody's mouth when you have a difficult game,” Poythress said.

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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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