Chippy practices strengthening UK

03/18/2015 08:40 PM

The Wildcats are tired and a little on edge, but can we blame them?

Top-ranked and overall No. 1 seed Kentucky just finished playing three games in three days to win the Southeastern Conference Tournament championship. The Wildcats are also under intense scrutiny as they resume their quest to finish the first perfect season in Division I men’s college basketball since 1976 when UK plays its opening NCAA tournament game against No. 16 seed Hampton on Thursday.

Despite reports emerging this week saying team practices have been getting chippy, the Wildcats insist it’s expected at this time of year and only makes them stronger.


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