Coach Calipari hit a milestone in the game against Vanderbilt as that was his 400th game he coached in his 11 seasons. He can hit another milestone with a win today over Ole Miss would give Coach Calipari his 26th consecutive 20- win season, the best streak of any active coach in college basketball. Kentucky is on a 3 game winning streak and look to continue it as they host Ole Miss at home.
Nick Richards gets us on the board early in the first half; EJ Montgomery gets both free throws, Cats up early 4-0. Ole Miss gets on the board, but Nate Sestina scores for Kentucky, 6-2. Rebels have it down to just one and the Rebels take the lead, 17-16. Wildcats take the lead back with a basket by Immanuel Quickley. Rebels take it back, 19-18 and extend it with a 3. Kentucky is within 3 after a basket by Nick Richards and free throws by Johnny Juzang, 25-22. Johnny Juzang hits a much needed three. Ole Miss leads at the half 27-25.
Ashton Hagans ties up, Ole Miss scores to take the lead, and we are tied again at 29. Rebels add to their lead 37-31. Wildcats are within two and are back in the lead after a technical on Kermit Davis, but Rebels back up one. Rebels are up 6 after a 3 pointer, 44-38. Cats comeback to tie it up, but Rebels with another 3, 52-49. Immanuel Quickley makes both free throws to give the Cats the lead, 55-54. Back and forth between the Cats and Rebels, Kentucky up by one, 63-62. Immanuel Quickley makes both free throws Cats up 65-62. Kentucky comes back in the second half to win 67-62.
Kentucky travels to Baton Rouge on Tuesday to take on LSU at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN