After an eight-day break from game action, the No. 10 Kentucky Wildcats will be back in action Tuesday night as they’ll welcome the Southern University Jaguars to Rupp Arena for a 7:00 pm ET tilt.
The matchup with Southern, a historically black university is part of the Inaugural Unity Series.
“The 7 p.m. game will be the first in five consecutive seasons of to showcase institutions from the Southwestern Athletic Conference – which is made up of historically black college and universities – but the game is just one piece of the annual meetings. The games will seek to raise awareness of the missions of the HBCUs and to raise funds to provide opportunities for students at their institutions,” Southern University’s game preview press release reads.
The Jaguars come to Lexington 3-5 on the year. Among the notable opponents they have played are the Louisville Cardinals, who they fell 72-60 to, and the Nebraska Cornhuskers, who handed them an 82-59 defeat.
Kentucky has a 98.5% to beat the Jags and win their seventh straight game,per ESPN’s matchup predictor.
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