Pre-Northwood video interviews

Finally, the Kentucky Wildcats will play someone other than themselves.

After two-and-a-half weeks of in-season practice, Kentucky opens its 2012-13 exhibition season on Thursday at 7 p.m. at Rupp Arena against last season’s NAIA national runner-up, Northwood. The Seahawks played Michigan State on Tuesday in an exhibition, losing 85-57. was at Wednesday’s pregame media availability as John Calipari, Julius Mays, Kyle Wiltjer and Alex Poythress talked about their first game of the year.

Coach Cal

Julius Mays

Kyle Wiltjer

Alex Poythress