Kentucky brought the energy against Valparaiso

12/08/2016 07:00 PM

Kentucky bounced back from their loss to UCLA in dominant fashion against Valparaiso on Wednesday night. The Cats played with high energy and used a balanced scoring attack (six players scoring at least nine points) to beat the Crusaders 87-63.

John Calipari praised his team for their energy after the game.

“That energy is how we have to come out every day, and it’s hard. But you know what? It is what it is and you’re here,” said Calipari. “We’re playing everybody’s best shot, we got to disrupt, we got to be the aggressor, we got to attack the basket, we got to make the extra pass and we got to make easy plays.”

The energy was apparent as the Wildcats smothered Valparaiso on defense, forcing them to shoot 34% from the field and commit 19 turnovers.

TJ Beisner and Lachlan McLean discussed what they took away from last night’s win.

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Clayton Abernathy

Clayton is a Producer for Spectrum News. He graduated with a Journalism degree from the University of Kentucky and he lives and breathes UK Basketball, making him the perfect fit to produce KSTV. That’s Kentucky’s only nightly half-hour show dedicated solely to UK sports. You can watch it weeknights at 7:30 and 11 on Spectrum News. Follow Clayton on twitter @ClaySTV1 to stay updated on the latest UK Basketball and recruiting news or to follow his amateur competitive eating endeavors. He once ate thirteen cheese Coney hot dogs in one sitting…on his lunch break.

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