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Quickies: Defense on Lockdown Edition

Kentucky shuts down Texas A&M. Kansas hits a buzzer-beater. Comparing Boom Williams to NFL backs. More.

NCAA Basketball: Texas A&M at Kentucky Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports

Yesterday, we finally saw Kentucky show some incredible defensive ability. Against teams like UCLA, North Carolina and Louisville, UK’s defensive holes showed. But against Texas A&M, the ‘Cats utterly dominated the Aggies in every aspect of the game. Especially defense. A&M scored just 58 points. In an average college basketball game, that’s not bad, but when your opponent scores 100, that means that you had way too many possessions to only score 58 points. Kentucky forced 25 turnovers, and managed to just barely out-rebound A&M, 30-28. It was one heck of a game for the Kentucky defense.

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