Kentucky travels to Nashville fresh off a 92-77 home win over Georgia that saw freshman Ty Ty Washington step in at the point guard position with Sahvir Wheeler out and dish out a single-game program record 17 assists.
However, with their loss to LSU last Tuesday, the Cats dropped two spots to No. 18 in the latest AP Poll and will be seeking their first true road game victory of the season at Vanderbilt after losing on the road in Baton Rouge and in South Bend earlier this season to Notre Dame.
Vanderbilt, who has been the laughingstock of the SEC the last three seasons, is much improved this winter as they are currently 9-5 overall and knocked off a strong Arkansas team back on January 4 in their SEC opener. On Saturday, the Commodores fell at home to South Carolina 72-70 on Saturday, putting them at 1-1 in conference play.
Who wins Kentucky vs. Vanderbilt?
This poll is closed
Junior guard Scottie Pippen Jr. ranks second in the SEC in scoring, averaging 18.3 points per game for Vanderbilt, which ranks only behind Arkansas’s JD Notae, who leads the conference at 18.8 points.
Kentucky has not lost to Vanderbilt since a road 74-62 loss in 2016, making their 10-game winning streak over the Dores their current longest against any SEC foe.
Will Kentucky continue their dominance over Vanderbilt? We will find out in Nashville tonight.
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The football Wildcats will be getting at least one top 10 vote in the final AP Poll after their 10-3 season.
BREAKING: Kentucky assistant Jai Lucas has thoughts on the benches at Vanderbilt.— Kyle Tucker (@KyleTucker_ATH) January 10, 2022
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