The rainy six-hour trip to Charolette N.C. on Sunday afternoon made me wonder if this was a bad omen of things to come for both me and Wildcats in the upcoming Belk Bowl.

LEXINGTON — Kentucky quarterback Terry Wilson will miss the remainder of the 2019 season because of a torn patellar tendon in his left knee that will require surgery, Coach Mark Stoops announced Sunday. 

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NEW YORK (AP) — Keldon Johnson caught the ball near center court and heaved in a prayer of a shot at the regulation buzzer that sent Kentucky players and fans into a pulsating frenzy.

LEXINGTON — For one half, No. 17 Kentucky's offense showed the intensity that helped earn its first Top 25 in nearly 11 years. When things sputtered afterward against South Carolina, the Wildcats' defense rose to the challenge with clutch plays to ensure their new-found status ended on a high note.

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LEXINGTON — Short touchdown runs that put Kentucky ahead turned out being just the start for Benny Snell Jr. The junior running back took his game up a notch with a pair of longer TDs that not only earned a couple Wildcats records, but put the exclamation point on a thorough upset of No. 14 …

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Hitting a 3-pointer is as routine for a college basketball player as rolling out of bed in the morning. So imagine an entire team — one with Final Four ambitions, no less — going an entire game without making a single one.

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LEXINGTON — Outside shooting helped get Kentucky going against Missouri before the Wildcats started hitting from inside the arc. On both fronts, baskets came consistently with many contributions.

LEXINGTON (AP) — Eager to atone for mistakes he believed allowed Kentucky to stay close, Tennessee guard Lamonte Turner delivered a pressure jumper that gave the No. 15 Volunteers something rare — a victory in Rupp Arena.

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COLUMBIA, Mo. — Missouri had never beaten Kentucky in 10 previous tries, but behind 16 points each from Jordan Barnett and Kassius Robertson, the Tigers finally cleared that Big Blue hurdle with a 69-60 victory Saturday.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Kentucky coach John Calipari decided the time had to come to make his point to freshman Kevin Knox on attacking the basket — even at the risk of a loss.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Go ahead and question Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald’s decisions to go for it over and over on fourth down, even late in a move that nearly cost the Wildcats dearly.

LEXINGTON (AP) — Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and his Kentucky teammates knew they were capable of a dominant performance. Facing archrival Louisville motivated the No. 16 Wildcats to go out and prove it.

LEXINGTON — Shai Gilgeous-Alexander came off the bench to score a career-high 24 points, PJ Washington added 16 and No. 16 Kentucky used several runs to blow out rival Louisville 90-61 on Friday in the annual showdown for Bluegrass supremacy.

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LEXINGTON — Needing every point possible to compete with high-scoring Virginia Tech, No. 8 Kentucky got offense from all over the court off numerous opportunities created by a disruptive defense.

LEXINGTON — The growing pains continue for Kentucky’s youngsters, who this time struggled to finish off an opponent rather than overcome it.


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