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Kentucky head basketball coach John Calipari talks with redshirt freshman guard Hamidou Diallo during the Wildcats’ 85-74 loss to the Texas A&M Aggies in Reed Arena at College Station, TX on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018.
Kentucky head basketball coach John Calipari talks with redshirt freshman guard Hamidou Diallo during the Wildcats’ 85-74 loss to the Texas A&M Aggies in Reed Arena at College Station, TX on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. Lexington Herald-Leader

Doug Gottlieb, former college basketball player at Notre Dame and Oklahoma State, former ESPN analyst and now a radio show host for Fox Sports, had some interesting takes after attending Kentucky’s 85-74 loss at Texas A&M on Saturday.

A succession of tweets from Gottlieb:

Kentucky fought back in final five minutes Saturday. Coach John Calipari was asked where is that same fight in the previous 35 minutes?

Kentucky Coach John Calipari talks about his team’s 85-74 loss to the Aggies on Saturday.

SEC men’s basketball standings

Team

SEC

Overall

Auburn

10-2

22-3

Tennessee

8-4

18-6

Florida

8-4

17-8

Missouri

7-5

17-8

Alabama

7-5

16-9

Miss State

6-6

18-7

Kentucky

6-6

17-8

Arkansas

6-6

17-8

Texas A&M

6-6

17-8

LSU

5-7

14-10

Georgia

4-8

13-11

South Carolina

4-8

13-12

Ole Miss

4-8

11-14

Vanderbilt

3-9

9-16

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