“Everybody’s going to give their best.”


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Back in high school and even AAU, UK’s current freshmen were able to dominate even if they took a play or two off.

It’s tough to always be up for games when you’re talented, and sometimes, guys don’t bring their “A”-game when they know their “B” or “C” effort will get it done.

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Kentucky’s feeling good coming off the blowout of Vandy.

The Cats opened as 17.5 favorites against Missouri.

So, with Kansas on Saturday, it could be easy, and understandable, for the Cats to look past Mizzou.

Just how tough can it be to keep players honed in on the task at hand and not look ahead to the next big game?

Hear from UK assistant Tony Barbee in the video.