Kentucky falls to Kansas, 65-61

11/15/2017 01:54 AM

The Kansas Jayhawks beat Kentucky in the second game of the Champions Classic on Tuesday, 65-61, handing the Cats their first loss of the season. Kentucky struggled in the first half against a veteran Kansas team, but closed the gap late and entered the break only down one. In the second half, the Cats took the lead a handful of times before finding themselves unable to make the winning plays on the final possessions.

Despite losing to Kansas, John Calipari said he was impressed with his team:

After the game, Kevin Knox said he saw good things from his teammates:

Thomas Beisner

TJ is an Anchor for Spectrum News. You can catch his work on KSTV, the only nightly show in the state focusing on UK Sports. When it comes to UK Basketball, TJ covers recruiting, the NCAA tournament and everything in between. During March TJ probably sees the players more than he sees his family but he’s able to provide Spectrum News viewers the unique insight that only a lifelong fan can give. He’s also taken on several special programs including “Wildcat Forever: The John Stewart Story.” KSTV airs weeknights at 7:30 and 11pm on Spectrum News. You can also catch podcasts of the show as well as bonus podcasts, just find KSTV on Itunes. For the latest on everything going on with UK Athletics, recruiting or if you just need some hilarious parenting anecdotes follow TJ on Twitter @tjbeisner.

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