UK Men's Basketball

March 10, 2012

John Clay: Cats find tournament valuable after all

Are the Cats better off for having to gut out a close-shave 60-51 SEC Tournament quarterfinal win over a rough, tough physical opponent that was LSU? Or are the Cats worse off now that the curious competition has had its working theory confirmed that bullying the Cats is the best way to play the Cats. "People will be watching the tape," said John Calipari afterward, "saying, 'This is how you need to play them.'" And to think Kentucky's coach doesn't believe these post-season conference tournaments are worth the bother.

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