Posted January 02, 2013 on kentucky.scout.com
The national pollsters may still need a "prove it" game from the Kentucky Wildcats, but Eastern Michigan coach Rob Murphy said that's no longer necessary for him after watching the unranked Wildcats pound his team 90-38 Wednesday night at Rupp Arena.
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