This was a big game for Kentucky. It was more than just a rivalry. It was the history they needed to make in order to continue to try for a perfect season. With a win against the Vols, Kentucky would pass their own school record for best start, which was set by their 1953-54 team.
After a tough Valentine’s Day loss to LSU, the basketball Vols are looking for redemption through an upset of the top-ranked Kentucky Wildcats at Thompson-Boling Arena in a Big Tuesday match-up.