After a big victory over No. 1 Michigan State Tuesday, the No.2 Kentucky Wildcats (1-0) are set for their regular season home opener as they’ll play host to the Eastern Kentucky Colonels (1-0)
It will be the 12th meeting all-time between the two programs with Kentucky a perfect 11-0 against EKU. The two teams last met in 2015 in a game that saw the Cats win by a final score of 88-67 at Rupp Arena.
While Kentucky took down the No. 1 team in the country in their season opener Eastern Kentucky handled business of their own as they defeated Chattanooga by a final score 79-68 on their home floor in Richmond.
Thursday, Kentucky head coach John Calipari, forward Nate Sestina and guard Tyrese Maxey met with the media to preview the home opener. You can hear from all three Wildcats below courtesy of The Boot Store.