Kentucky will play the winner of LSU-Arkansas on Friday at 1 p.m. ET in New Orleans in the quarterfinals of the SEC Tournament.
A young Kentucky team struggled throughout much of the opening 20 minutes of play against Boston and led by single digits at halftime. The Wildcats had just beaten a perennial college basketball power emphatically at the State Farm Champions Classic, but were sluggish against the Patriot League’s Terriers. That’s a two-sentence paragraph that could have been written last year when UK faced Boston.