Kentucky will try to get things right against South Carolina – all you need to know

Tuesday, January 10
7:00 p.m. ET


Radio: UK Sports Network

The University of should be able to find the win column again when it hosts on Tuesday night at Rupp Arena.

The Wildcats come back home with even more doubt in what kind of team they can become this season after being thrashed 78-52 at No. 4 last Saturday. The losing margin could’ve been worse, and there was concern about the way Kentucky didn’t respond in a physical matchup on the road.

The backlash has included strong feelings that UK may not be able to get its season rolling in the right direction, that it may not make the Tournament, and that UK coach John Calipari doesn’t have the tools to fix it. Over the weekend and into Monday, Calipari was called a candidate that might look at to fill its men’s coaching vacancy.

Calipari said on his radio show Monday night that he hasn’t talked to anybody about the opening. Calipari also said he thinks this team can do some “special things” this season. “The story we write, we’re writing it. No one else is writing it for us. We’re going to write the story.”

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