Saturday’s jam-packed college basketball schedule will bring us to South Bend, IN, as the Notre Dame Fighting Irish will be met with a Top 10 home test in the No. Kentucky Wildcats.
Kentucky (7-1) has continued to plunder right through its early-season non-conference schedule, last dispatching of Southern for a 76-64 victory on Tuesday. The game was closer than anticipated as the Wildcats held just a four-point lead on the Jaguars at halftime. However, they managed to gradually pull away down the stretch of the second half to come away with a comfortable 12-point victory. Oscar Tshiebwe had another strong performance for UK, putting up 23 points, 11 rebounds, and four blocks.
Notre Dame (3-4, 0-1 ACC) is struggling and enters Saturday’s contest as losers of three straight. The Fighting Irish were last in action last Friday, falling 73-57 on the road at Boston College in their ACC opener. Prentiss Hubb led with 15 points in the win.
How to watch Kentucky vs. Notre Dame
When: Saturday, December 11th, 5:15 p.m. ET
Where: Purcell Pavilion, South Bend, Indiana
Where to live stream online: WatchESPN, ESPN app
Live updates and stats: At DraftKings Sportsbook
Spread: Kentucky -4.5
Kentucky is stepping out of its home confines of Rupp Arena for the first time in over a month, so that may be a bit jarring. However, a Top 10 team like the Wildcats should be able to handle business against a Notre Dame team that is already spiraling in early December. Lay it with the Cats.
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