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2020 Schedule
2-1, 1st in SEC
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2dJeff Borzello

UK lands No. 22 recruit, eyes No. 1 class for '20

Isaiah Jackson, a 6-foot-9 power forward who is the No. 22 recruit in the ESPN 100 for 2020, has committed to Kentucky, which gives John Calipari's program the inside track to the No. 1 recruiting class.

No. 1 UK falls to Evansville in upset fashion (2:19)
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No. 1 Kentucky stunned by Evansville (1:25)
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Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images
6dMyron Medcalf

No. 1 UK falls in shocker to unranked Evansville

A week after Kentucky took out top-ranked Michigan State, it was the Wildcats' turn to fall as the No. 1 team on Tuesday night in a 67-64 stunner to unranked Evansville, which entered as a 25-point underdog.

Kentucky taken down after Maxey's 3-pointer falls short (0:42)
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David Bearman Sports betting 

Evansville, a 25 point underdog, upset top-ranked Kentucky. The Purple Aces closed 40-1 on the money line at South Point. The 25-point line matches the 3rd-largest betting upset in the last 15 seasons in a D-I vs D-I college basketball game. ESPN BPI had Evansville with a 4 pct chance to win.

Maxey cruises baseline for up-and-under layup (0:22)
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Whitney assesses his options, then buries a triple (0:18)
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Photo by Rich Graessle/Icon Sportswire
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Kentucky, Duke take over top 2 spots in AP poll

With wins last week in the Champions Classic, Kentucky and Duke have moved up to the top two spots in the latest AP poll. Michigan State, Louisville and Kansas round out the top five.

Kentucky breezes by Eastern Kentucky (1:13)
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Quickley goes coast-to-coast for Kentucky bucket (0:17)
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Quickley lobs to Richards for slam (0:22)
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Courtside: Greenberg and Dakich recap the Champions Classic and chat with Chris Beard

Dan Dakich and Seth Greenberg tip off the podcast by discussing the Champions Classic, Cole Anthony dropping 34 in his first game and Virginia holding Syracuse to its fewest points since 1945. Next, the guys are joined by Texas Tech head coach Chris Beard (10:46) to talk about how he doesn't plan on rewatching the title game until he wins the whole thing, what's changed with recruiting after last year's success, the concept of "coaching through tape," his love of Whataburger and the origins of the Fireside Chat. Later, Seth and Dan touch on Andrew Jones dropping 20 for Texas in his first game back after being diagnosed with leukemia, the championship probability of the four Champions Classic teams (33:44) and Baylor-Washington in the Armed Forces Classic.

Team Stats

Points Per Game74.7161st
Rebounds Per Game39.7131st
Assists Per Game10.7338th
Points Allowed59.346th

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Tournament History

Final Fours17
Tournament Record126-51
Championship Seasons1948, 1949, 1951, 1958, 1978, 1996, 1998, 2012
Tournament Appearances57