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Quickies: Season on the Brink Edition

Analysts and columnists agree, Kentucky is in a bad spot.

NCAA Basketball: Kentucky at Missouri Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

The Kentucky Wildcats found out yesterday that if the season ended right now, they’d be a No. 7 seed in the NCAA Tournament. But John Clay of the Lexington Herald Leader said in a column yesterday that they aren’t likely to be so lucky when the season ends. The Wildcats have looked underwhelming all season, and if their current trend continues they aren’t likely to even be .500 in conference play. And if that happens, the Wildcats will likely need a conference tournament run (and even an SEC Championship) to avoid the NIT. The Wildcats need a last-second turnaround this year to even consider this season a slight success.

You can read the rest of Clay’s column following UK’s three-game losing streak here.

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