Kentucky hosts Arkansas in battle of bubble teams – all you need to know

Tuesday, February 7
9:00 p.m. ET


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The college basketball season is hitting a critical juncture over the next couple of weeks. Selection Sunday is just over a month away and teams are jockeying for position in the field of 68.

This is the time of year that coaches are hoping to see their teams click and round into form before the postseason begins. associate coach thinks the Cats are headed in the right direction.

“We know that games in conference right now, at this point in the season, are all hard. We need to be at our best. I think we’re playing at a great pace and with great rhythm right now, and we want to continue that.”

’s next challenge comes on Tuesday night, when the Cats host at Rupp Arena (9 p.m. ET, ESPN). The Razorbacks are 16-7 overall and 5-5 in the Southeastern Conference. Antigua knows that head coach Eric Musselman will have his Hogs ready to play.

“Expecting a tough challenge. They’ve won four in a row in conference, they’ve got a really talented team, three of the best guards in the league,” Antigua said. “They’re going to be well-prepared, they’ve got a great coach in Coach Musselman.”

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