CHICAGO — For all the special things that coach John Calipari and fans think this Kentucky team might do, it’s hard to imagine the Cats doing anything close again to what they did to UCLA here Saturday in the CBSSports Classic.
The Wildcats didn’t just beat UCLA 83-44. They embarrassed the Bruins with a brilliant stretch of basketball to start the game.
Sophomore point guard Bryce Alford leads UCLA in scoring (18 points per game), assists (74), free throw percentage (90.7), 3-pointers made (27) and minutes played (34.9 per game) going into Saturday’s game against No. 1 Kentucky.
“There's no other guard in the country averaging 17 points and seven assists. He's one of those guys — and there's not many in the
Drake Jackson says there was a lot to like about playing football at Alabama, Ohio State and Tennessee. However, those three schools did not have one thing that Kentucky did — offensive line coach John Schlarman.