Kentucky hopes to keep momentum going against Georgia – all you need to know

Tuesday, January 17
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Coming off its best performance of the season, is riding a wave of momentum heading into the new week. The Cats are coming off their best win of the season – a 63-56 win at No. 5 Tennessee on Saturday, one that knew it needed badly.

“That was a big one for us,” said senior guard CJ Fredrick. “We had been through a lot.”

What was it that made the Cats think they could go to Knoxville and pull off the unthinkable?

“We had a really good two days of practice,” Fredrick said. “Coach (John Calipari) is big on winning each day and that starts with practice and stacking days. So, we had a lot of confidence in those two days of practice.”

Now, faces a new challenge – proving that its win at Tennessee on Saturday was no fluke. The Cats get their first chance to do just that at home on Tuesday night when they face a surging team. How can keep the momentum going?

“I think we’ve just got to go out and do the same thing – fight and just do what we know that we can,” said freshman guard Adou Theiro. “Be together as a team.”

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