The regular season is winding down for the Kentucky Wildcats. With just four games left on the schedule, time is running out for the Cats to hit their stride in time to make a run in the SEC Tournament.
Could the Cats add a few more games to the schedule before heading to Nashville with their season at stake?
During his pre-Tennessee press conference on Friday, John Calipari let it be known that Kentucky is looking to add “a couple” of games to their end-of-season schedule, just before the SEC Tournament.
“We could, we could reschedule,” Calipari said. “We only have one league game to make up, so I don’t know. I imagine it would probably be...what I might do is, if they say we’re not making up that game based on seeding…South Carolina has missed a lot of games, so they can’t play five games or four games in a week. So which games are the most important that they make up for the seeding?”
Calipari said that if UK gets to that point, they already have a few mid-majors lined up ready to play and that opposing athletic directors have already reached out to UK asking if they would like to play.
“I’ve had a couple athletic director friends of mine who are at mid-majors that have said, ‘Hey if you want to play us, let us know.’ So that’s a possibility,” Calipari said.
While any additional games probably won’t help UK clinch an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament, they could be very critical in terms of getting the team ready for the SEC Tournament, which would be the team’s last hope of making this season’s big dance.