All time, Kentucky is 11-0 against the Colonels with their last matchup coming in 2015 when the Cats won by a final score of 88-67 at Rupp Arena.
EKU opened the season with a win in Richmond vs. Chattanooga, as 6-4 guard Houston King dropped 19 points, and forward Darius Hicks scored 18 to lead the Colonels to a 1-0 start.
Despite Eastern coming off a win, it’s safe to say Kentucky is getting a much-easier test on Friday in Rupp Arena than the thrilling slugfest that went down Tuesday.
With a win, the Wildcats should jump Michigan State to become the No. 1 team in the nation. Can they avoid a letdown?
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