Kentucky is coming off their 1,000th SEC win after defeating Alabama at home. Wildcats are on the road for the next two games as they travel to Columbia to take on South Carolina in their 65th meeting between the two schools. These two teams first met February 24, 1928 at the Southern Conference Tournament, Kentucky won 56-40. They last met in Lexington last February, Kentucky won 76-48.
Frank Martin will have a young team this season as most of his roster is freshmen and sophomores, only one junior, two seniors, and grad student. The Gamecocks have made just one NCAA Tournament appearance through Martin’s sevens year with South Carolina. South Carolina’s returning stat leaders are AJ Lawson with 13.4 points and 2.9 assists, Justin Minaya with 5.6 rebounds, and Mark Kostar with 50.0 3PG.
These two teams clash this Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. on SEC Network