Saturday's game will be a battle of the backcourts

01/26/2017 07:30 PM

The Kentucky-Kansas matchup on Saturday is expected to be one of the best games of the college basketball season so far. A lot of the reasoning behind the hype is the play of the guards between the two teams. Both Kansas and Kentucky have two of the most explosive backcourts in the country.

Kansas is led by senior Frank Mason III (19.9 PPG, 5.2 APG, 4.4 RPG) and junior Devonte’ Graham (13.7 PPG, 4.7 APG, 3 RPG), while Kentucky ‘s freshman duo of Malik Monk and De’Aaron Fox have led the way for the Cats this season.

Needless to say, Saturday’s game will be a battle of the backcourts.

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 or anytime with Spectrum On Demand. 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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