Kentucky Hosts Robert Morris in Home Opener: Preview, How to Watch, Listen and Follow

Fri., Nov. 12 – 7:00 p.m. ET

Lexington, Ky.
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After opening the season with a 79-71 loss to No. 9 Duke, gets back to action on Friday night, hosting at in the home opener.

The Cats got big efforts from point guard Sahvir Wheeler and forward Oscar Tshiebwe in Tuesday’s game. Wheeler had 16 points and 10 assists in his debut, while Tshiebwe was a dominant force inside, posting 17 points and a whopping 19 rebounds in his first game as a Cat.

Still, came up short and has plenty to work on, according to associate head coach Bruiser Flint.

“We’ve got to tighten some things up,” Flint said. “I think, keep our intensity and keep fighting when you get in the game. First game – tough game to play the first game but, I think we learned a lot about ourselves.”

As far as what, specifically, needs to be worked on, Flint pointed to a couple of areas.

“I think we can get to the line a little bit more,” Flint said. “Just getting to the line more, maybe posting the ball a little bit more. Also, when you get into games, you can figure out who can do what.”

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