Tayshaun opening the UNC game with five straight threes from all over Rupp Arena is one of the legendary moments in Kentucky basketball. Now, thanks to the awesome KentuckyWildcatsTV you can relive the epicness of 2001 with the call from Tom Leach. It was Tom’s first year as voice of the Cats for men’s basketball games but you could already tell he had the knack for the big moments. How awesome would it be if today Aaron Harrison ended his shooting slump with 5 straight threes of his own? On to the links to get you ready for gameday:
-Anytime Kentucky takes on North Carolina in the battle of the blue bloods you can bet the national media is going to weigh in on the game. CBS Sports has a preview. Fox Sports talks about the rivalry. Athlon Sports has a preview and prediction. Finally, you can get a look from the Carolina perspective with the Charlotte Observer’s preview.
-Are the 2014-2015 Kentucky Wildcats the best defensive team of all time? That’s the question Eamonn Brennan of ESPN is asking even if it is extremely early. Will North Carolina be able to score against a team allowing just 31% from inside the arc?
-HERALD-LEADER: John Clay breaks down the mood of the team following the injury to Poythress. Jerry Tipton speaks on Cal’s call for fans to keep it classy. Then on youtube you can see the two writers and Mark Story preview the game.
-Cleveland.com has a breakdown of Ohio State’s chances to land Drake Jackson when he makes his announcement today. Spoiler Alert: Things don’t look too good for the Buckeyes.