Originally posted on The Dagger  |  Last updated 11/7/11

NEW ORLEANS - MARCH 20: Coach John Calipari of the Kentucky Wildcats talks to his team during the second round of the 2010 NCAA men's basketball tournament at the New Orleans Arena on March 20, 2010 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Dave Martin/Getty Images)
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 Wildcats were on p...
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