Found November 07, 2011 on
Disappointed that his team started slowly against Transylvania in its first exhibition game, Kentucky coach John Calipari challenged the Wildcats to play with more urgency the next time they took the floor.
Chances are Calipari was probably more satisfied with Monday night's exhibition finale.
Poor Division II Morehead College was on the receiving end of a 125-40 shellacking that in many ways was even more one-sided than the final score suggests. Here are 10 numbers that better tell the story of what presumably will be the biggest mismatch of the college basketball season:
1. TWENTY-SIX: The number of consecutive baskets Kentucky's five starters made to start the game before Marquis Teague snapped the streak when he missed a three-pointer with 14:07 left in the second half. The starters finished 31 of 34.
2. FIFTY-SEVEN: The margin with 4:55 left in the first half after a three-pointer from Teague increased Kentucky's lead to a ridiculous 63-6. At that point, the Wildca...
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Terrence Jones scored 22 points for No. 2 Kentucky and the Wildcats' five starters made their first 26 shots to lead the Wildcats to a 125-40 exhibition victory over Division II Morehouse on Monday night. The Wildcats went on separate runs of 10-0, 16-0 and 29-0 while forcing Morehouse into 18 first-half turnovers to take a 74-13 lead at halftime. In one sequence, Marquis Teague...
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The Kentucky Wildcats (4-5, 1-4) travel to Nashville to face off with the Vanderbilt Commodores (4-5, 1-5) in a battle to keep bowl hopes alive. The Wildcats who recently earned their first SEC victory over Ole Miss last week have an offense that has been reinvigorated since the emergence of true freshmen quarterback Maxwell Smith.
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