Posted November 20, 2012 on AP on Fox
Following a dominant win, Kentucky freshman Nerlens Noel said he could see the potential of his inexperienced team. Noel and the eighth-ranked Wildcats will try to keep working toward their lofty expectations when they continue their homestand - part of the Barclays Center Classic - on Wednesday night against Morehead State, which is coached by former Kentucky star Sean Woods. Kentucky (2-1) has only one returning contributor from last season's national championship squad, sophomore forward Kyle Wiltjer, but the Wildcats are once again stocked with talented newcomers. As perhaps expected, though, there are some growing pains for the young team, which opened the season with a pair of challenging games. The Wildcats, who were ranked No. 3 in the preseason poll, took a hard-fought 72-69 win over Maryland on Nov. 9 at Brooklyn's Barclays Center then fell 75-68 to then-No. 9 Duke in Atlanta on Nov. 13. They didn't have as much of a challenge in their first game at Rupp Ar...

Calipari on Woods: No harm, no foul

Kentucky coach John Calipari and the Wildcats responded to criticism they received earlier this week from former Wildcat guard Sean Woods, whose Morehead State team they'll face on Wednesday night at Rupp Arena.

Harrow's status still unclear

Sophomore point guard Ryan Harrow could be closer to returning to active duty with the Wildcats, UK coach John Calipari said Monday.

Rumph honored by SEC

Kentucky's Donte Rumph was named the Southeastern Conference Defensive Lineman of the Week for his strong performance in the Wildcats' 34-3 win over Samford.

UK Football Press Luncheon Notes

Kentucky coach Joker Phillips discussed preparation for his final game as the Wildcats' head coach and his hopes to breathe life back into the UK-UT rivalry.

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It’s Monday morning and, for the first time in many Mondays, the smell of college basketball is in the air.  With the players becoming younger and more inexperienced due to the “one-and-done” trend, the spotlight shines brighter on the freshmen each year.  This season is no different… and in this very first issue of “Stats Slant,” we’ll focus on the heartbeat of men’s...
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