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Twitter reactions from Wildcats’ dominant win over the Vols

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A great day to be a Wildcat.

Hunter Goatley

After two gritty wins, the Kentucky Wildcats came into Saturday’s matchup with #19 Tennessee riding some momentum for the first time in a long time.

Defeating a top-20 team on their home floor presented a much greater challenge than than beating Auburn and Vanderbilt.

But nobody is told John Calipari’s team that.

Kentucky came out and played what was definitively their best game of the entire season.

Offense flowed effortlessly as fans collectively let out deep breaths of relief.

Basketball was fun again.

There were several key plays you could make mention of but it was the thunderous slams of Jacob Toppin and Isaiah Jackson that were the most reminiscent of Cal era hoops.

UK would take a comfortable 15 point to the locker room at halftime.

Kentucky fans know all too well that a college basketball game is 40 full minutes.

You can only assume the message from the coaching staff at the break was to keep the petal to the metal.

Whatever was said — it worked.

The Cats would push the lead all the way to 20 points before the ten minute mark all while dominating the Vols in just about every aspect of the game.

Tennessee had no answers for Kentucky on either end of the floor.

Despite a mild inevitable second half scoring drought the Cats played a pretty complete game that I don’t think many people saw coming.

This will be a different Twitter reactions post than most any others from this season.

Sure the 15 point win was terrific. But the fun brand of up and down basketball were really a big takeaway from today.

Now the conversation will quickly transition to whether or not this team really has what it takes to go down to Nashville and win four straight.

Here is how Twitter felt about the Volunteer beatdown.

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