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Dodged a bullet…

Florida Kentucky Basketball…And one that probably would have derailed Kentucky’s season.  The 68-65 win over Florida puts the Cats in the thick of the SEC East race with a four-team logjam.  It wasn’t always pretty, but when you shoot 79% at the free throw line for the season and hit only 56% for the game, with Patterson being held to 7 points and getting injured, and Perry Stevenson getting his arm stepped on, I’ll take it.  I’ll take any win I can get at this point.

calathesNick “Game Face” Calathes had a great game until the last seconds, missing two free throws with Florida down 3, forcing him to miss the third.  Commentator Jimmy Dykes said no less than ten times that “Calathes had his game face on from an hour before the game and it never changed the whole game.”  ***Please click here if you don’t know what a game face is.  It’s #2 on the list.*** He almost beat us…I can’t for the life of me figure out why we kept switching on the high ball screen, leaving Perry Stevenson or Josh Harrellson on Calathes, and he made the Cats pay.  He just didn’t make them pay enough.

Oh, by the way, Chandler Parsons said that Tennessee and Florida State were tougher places to play than Rupp Arena.  I wonder if he wants to reconsider.


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