Found February 22, 2012 on
John Calipari's cartoonish sideline antics during the first half Tuesday night were telling.
He screamed, put his hands on his head and slapped the floor in frustration, but for all his gyrations, his top-ranked Kentucky team never led and trailed reeling Mississippi State by 13 at halftime.
And while the youthful Wildcats rallied in the second half behind sophomore forward Terrence Jones' awakening and Darius Miller's clutch 3-point shooting for a gritty 73-64 victory, the damage already had been done. They looked vulnerable for the first time since their lone loss at Indiana two months ago, a game in which they trailed by 10, their previous largest deficit this season.
"At halftime I was a little mean," said Calipari, whose team is 27-1. "Like I tell these guys if it takes me being mean to you for you to play, come on man. Why should I have to do that?"
Yet for the favorite to win the national championship, Kentucky on Tuesday night looked a sha...
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With 12 down and four games to go, talk has turned to Kentucky's chances of running the table in the SEC.
The Wildcats remained undefeated in conference play with their dominating 77-62 victory over Ole Miss, improving their overall record to 26-1 in the process.
Naturally, coach John Calipari downplayed the possibility of his club becoming the first SEC team to finish 16-0...
Kentucky Wildcats fans are the largest in number in all of college basketball. In that vast sea of blue it includes people like this. I’ll let you watch this at your own risk, and let you decide for yourselves if these white college girls can flow or not.
Or watch it to find out if these Big Blue Nation babes are hot or not. Go nuts.
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Kentucky's Michael Kidd-Gilchrist's interview prior to playing Mississippi State
Freshman Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and senior Darius Miller stepped up big in Kentucky's comeback win over Mississippi State
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist scored 18 points, Anthony Davis added 13 points and 11 rebounds and No. 1 Kentucky rallied to beat Mississippi State 73-64 Tuesday night. The Wildcats (27-1, 13-0 Southeastern Conference) trailed 41-28 at halftime -- which was their biggest deficit of the season -- but slowly climbed back to take their first lead at 63-62 with 4:11 remaining on a layup by Kidd-Gilchrist.
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist scored 18 points, Anthony Davis added 13 points and 11 rebounds and No. 1 Kentucky rallied to beat Mississippi State 73-64 Tuesday night.
By Jesse Temple
The nations best teams continued winning last week, making for little to no movement in the top 10. It looks as though the rest of the college basketball teams across the country have some catching up to do. Heres a look at the Week 15 power rankings:
1 Kentucky Wildcats 26-1
Coach John Calipari sure knows how to ingratiate himself with Kentuckys...