Kentucky vs Troy Live stream. Kentucky Wildcats are back in action Monday night, as the Troy Trojans come to Rupp Arena for some primetime hoops action.
The Cats were too slow out of the gate last Friday night against ETSU, but took care of business in the second half to win 78-61, led by Quade Green’s 21 points.Facing Troy, the Cats should be able to win with relative ease. At this point in the schedule, with five games in a row against non-Power Conference teams, the Cats are will try to learn how to play with each other and discover what works for them on both ends of the floor without really having to worry about what their opponents are doing.
Among 347 Division I college basketball teams, Kentucky ranks 295th with a 22.8 turnover percentage (possessions that ended with a turnover).Against Kansas last week, freshman point guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander had six turnovers. Kevin Knox had six versus ETSU on Friday.“If we’re going to give you the ball, you gotta respect that,” Kentucky coach John Calipari said. “You can’t get six turnovers.”Knox blamed his turnovers, four of which came in the first half, on trying to do much.
They’ll need to learn how to start games on the right note, a problem that last year’s team never really solved until the end of their regular season. Youth and inexperience can cause rough starts, and it will be hard for this group of highly regarded freshman to get pumped up to play Troy.Regardless, how they start the game is something to watch for. If they storm out of the gate and put it on the Trojans, that could be a good sign for what we might