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Sunday Headlines: Sweeping the Vols Edition

So impressed with Kentucky’s effort on Saturday.

NCAA Basketball: Tennessee at Kentucky Jordan Prather-USA TODAY Sports

It hasn’t quite been a series of celebrations for Kentucky Basketball this season, but Saturday was absolutely a day for fireworks. The Wildcats completed their season sweep of the Tennessee Volunteers, picking up their second win vs. No. 10 Tennessee this season by a score of 66-54.

Kentucky won the first meeting down in Knoxville when the entire fanbase thought the season had gone completely off the tracks. Most expected that game to be the nail in the coffin for Kentucky, but the Wildcats ended up knocking off then-No. 5 Tennessee by a score of 63-56.

In both games against the Volunteers, Kentucky’s defense of the three-point line and ability to dominate the glass made all the difference. For Kentucky, it was the first season sweep of Tennessee since the 2011-2012 season.

Kentucky can now feel much better about their NCAA Tournament odds and play with real momentum over the next four games. They’ll next take the court at Florida this Wednesday.

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It’s been such a crazy season for Kentucky.

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Will we continue to see him get more playing time?

Nowitzki, Wade top Basketball Hall of Fame finalists - ESPN

90’s kids feel old this morning.

Tshiebwe unbothered by Plavsic’s attempts at trash talk - KSR

The reigning NPOY had a big game on Saturday.

Mac McClung dominates field to win dunk contest - ESPN

This was such a special performance.

Kentucky moves to third place in SEC after Tennessee win - KSR

Very good news for tournament seeding.

Woods cards 4-under 67; best round to par since 2020 - ESPN

Great seeing him back playing at a high level.

That was UK’s first two-game sweep of UT since 2012 - KSR

We all know what happened that season.