Fans hold pep rally in downtown Nashville before Kentucky takes on Alabama
Kentucky has motivation. Alabama has desperation.
The two worlds collide Friday night at 7 o’clock in the quarterfinals of the SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament at Bridgestone Arena. UK is motivated to avenge a 77-75 loss to Alabama in Tuscaloosa on Jan. 5. Alabama is desperate for a marquee win as the Crimson Tide tries to squeeze into next week’s NCAA Tournament.
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