Kentucky faces another tough road game in Alabama: Preview, How to Watch, Listen and Follow

Kentucky at
Sat., Feb. 5 – 8:00 p.m. ET
Coleman Coliseum
Tuscaloosa, Ala.
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Prior to the 2021-22 season, there was a team that was supposed to be a clear favorite in the race for the men’s basketball title. When the favorite is that clear, the team is almost always Kentucky.

But this season, it wasn’t the Cats who were heavy favorites. It was Alabama. The Tide was ranked 10th in the nation and was expected to be the team leading the strong pack this year.

Things have not quite worked out that way for Nate Oats and his team this season, although they have had their shining moments. is 14-8 on the season and 4-5 in the SEC. But it has been a season where Alabama seems to play to the level of its competition, whether up or down.

Case in point, the Tide whipped No. 4 last Saturday in the /Big 12 Challenge. also has wins over nationally ranked Gonzaga, Houston and LSU. But the Tide also have puzzling losses to and Iona, and Georgia.
 
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