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By KEITH TAYLOR, Kentucky Today
LEXINGTON — Texas Tech and Kentucky have played just four games against each other and the two teams haven’t met in more than two decades.
A fifth meeting will take place this weekend.
For the first time since 1965, the 15th-ranked Wildcats will take on the No. 18 Red Raiders in Lubbock, Texas in the Big 12/SEC Challenge Saturday. The two programs haven’t played since Kentucky dealt Texas Tech an 83-68 setback in Cincinnati.
Despite the lack of history between the two programs, Texas Tech coach Chris Beard is well aware of Kentucky’s rich history and its coach, John Calipari. Read more... (472 words, 1 image, estimated 1:53 mins reading time)