It’s tough to beat a team that can’t miss.
And UCLA couldn’t miss today in Rupp Arena.
The Bruins came in and took down No. 1 Kentucky for a second straight season, 97-92, in part because Kentucky kept beating itself. Officiating was suspect at times, but this one came down to the Cats’ inability to keep UCLA out of the scoring column and plenty of freshman mistakes on both ends of the floor.
The loss is Kentucky’s first of the year after seven consecutive wins by 21 or more to open the season.
A very unhappy John Calipari will be by in a moment to break down the game, plus lots more of postgame chatter throughout the afternoon.
Here’s the box score to hold you over, if you have any interest in seeing it…