Posted November 19, 2012 on
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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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.
Kentucky delivered one of its best games of the season Saturday in a bittersweet send-off for departing coach Joker Phillips and the Wildcat seniors in their final game at Commonwealth Stadium.
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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.
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.
Sophomore point guard Ryan Harrow could be closer to returning to active duty with the Wildcats, UK coach John Calipari said Monday.