Kentucky is coming off a thriller comeback win against Vanderbilt after at one point being down by 14 points. They host Ole Miss at Rupp on Saturday.
Kentucky and Ole Miss will meet for the 121st time during the 2020 season. The first meeting was January 9, 1925. Ole Miss was at Kentucky and the Wildcats won 26-23. The last meeting was March 5, 2019 in Oxford and the Cats won 80-76.
Players to watch out for are Breein Tyree, a senior guard who averaged 17.9 points last season. Breein Tyree tested the NBA waters before deciding to come back for his senior year. Sophomore forward, KJ Buffen averaged 4.4 rebounds last season for the Rebels. Junior guard, Devontae Shuler averaged 3.0 assists and 40.2 3PG, he also averaged 10.3 points and 4.2 rebounds. The Rebels look forward to make another appearance in the 2020 NCAA Tournament after making it to last year’s which marked the Rebels ninth appearance in school history.
The Wildcats and Rebels go head to head this Saturday at Rupp Arena at 2 p.m. on ESPN