After yet another exciting week in the Southeastern Conference some teams might have found their mojo while others simply have not. Heading into this past week in the SEC several questions had been raised regarding some of the teams, yet in typical SEC basketball fever mayhem happened throughout the week and into the weekend to cause yet another rift in the SEC basketball rankings. As we head into the third full week of Conference play here is how each team stacks up. Continue reading SEC power rankings by Mitch Davis 1-20-18→
UK traveled to Louisiana to battle the Tigers in a tough SEC matchup. LSU had won 3 in a row and 6 of 7 for a 9-3 record. Kentucky which handily defeated Louisville and then Georgia in the SEC opener to go 11-2, still managed to drop in the AP weekly poll. that in and of itself boggles the mind. Continue reading Battle of the Bayou goes to Wildcats→
UK kicks off to start the game and South Carolina would own great field position at their own 32. On the first play of the game S.C. QB Jake Bentley hit Deebo Samuel for a 68 yard touchdown pass for a 6-0 Gamecock lead just 13 seconds in to the contest. Just 35 seconds later, S.C. picked off a Stephen Johnson pass and took over at the UK 39 yard line. After S.C. drive stalled, UK returned the favor with a Mike Edwards interception at the UK14 yard line. UK would drive the ball down the field and punch it in on a Benny Snell touchdown run at the 1:05 mark in the first quarter. The touchdown culminated a 13 play 75 yard drive. UK took the lead 7-6 with the extra point. Continue reading UK stuns South Carolina on the road 23-13→
Thomson adds SEC Runner of the Week to his National honor from Monday – LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky swept the Southeastern Conference Runner of the Week honors on Tuesday as Jacob Thomson picked up the men’s honor and Katy Kunc earned the women’s recognition.
Battle to see who would face the Wildcats Goes to Georgia
It wasn’t easy by any stretch, but the Georgia Bulldogs defeated the Tennessee Vols 59-57 to get the opportunity to play the Tournaments number one seed, the UK Wildcats. Georgia would bounce out in front with a 5-0 lead but Tennessee would battle back eventually tying the game and then taking a brief lead at the 9:37 mark of the first half. Both teams would battle back and forth until halftime where Tennessee would hold on to a 27-26 lead. Continue reading SEC Tournament Wrapup (Day 2)→