The Cats are back on the hardwood tonight as the Kentucky invades South Bend to take on Norte Dame. Kentucky and the Fighting Irish are playing in the SEC/Big East Challenge. So let's take a look at what to get tonight from Norte Dame.
Kentucky holds a 42-18 series lead over Notre Dame. The last meeting happened in 2010 when Terrence Jones lit up the Irish to lead UK to a 72-58 victory. The Cats have won 11 out of the last 12 meetings.
Notre Dame comes into tonights game with a record 6-1. They have wins against BYU, Evansville, and George Washington. Their blemish was a 79-70 loss to St. Joseph's.
Players to Watch
1. Jack Cooley - The 6'9 senior leads the Irish in both rebounding and scoring. He averages 14.3 points and 11.3 boards a game. He is a 63.2% shooter from the field, but struggles at the line where he makes 58.7% of his attempts.
2. Eric Atkins - The point guard averages 10.3 points a game and 6.7 assists. He shoots 45.0% from three and 64.7% from the line.