Kentucky looks to bounce back at Ole Miss – all you need to know

Tuesday, January 31
9:00 p.m. ET
Pavilion at
Oxford, Miss.

Radio: Sports Network

After falling to No. 9 on Saturday night at Rupp Arena, returns to action on Tuesday night, visiting in Southeastern Conference action.

Saturday’s game was seen as a chance for the Cats to show the nation that they can compete with anyone in the country. And while the final result was a loss, assistant coach K.T. Turner thought the Cats showed that they belong. That was the feeling in the locker room after the game.

“We can beat teams like that,” Turner said. “We were right there in the game with them. We’ve just got to get better at a couple of things defensively.”

Ball screen defense has been a topic of discussion since Saturday’s game, when used a pick and roll to get a number of easy baskets at the rim. That has been a point of emphasis for the Cats ever since.

“We are going to spend time on that today,” Turner said. “We watched a lot of film on it. We’ll learn from it, get better from it.”

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