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Willie Cauley-Stein (15), Kyle Wiltjer (33) and Julius Mays (34).
The Wildcats are fortunate to have two of their last four-regular season games against Arkansas and Florida. One win over either team could guarantee Kentucky a spot in the NCAA tournament.
Kentucky isn't worrying about just getting one of those wins, though. If it wins out, it would clinch at least a share of the SEC regular-season title, and possibly an outright title.
The Wildcats will more than likely win their home game against Mississippi State on Wednesday, because the Bulldogs, who are on a 12-game losing streak, have been awful.
Rupp Arena is also a tough place for opponents to play. Kentucky has lost just two games at home this season.
Kentucky will then travel to Arkansas on March 2 in a game between teams fighting for a spot in the NCAA tournament.
If the Wildcats pull that game out and win against a very beatable Georgia team in Athens on March 7, the final regular-season game at home against Florida could decide the regular-season SEC title. But that will only happen if Alabama, which is currently in second place in the SEC, a half-game ahead of Kentucky, loses one of its final three games.
Otherwise, the Crimson Tide, which defeated Kentucky earlier this season, would win the tiebreaker over the Wildcats. Alabama finishes its season at Florida, at Ole Miss and at home against Georgia.
The Gators were upset Tuesday night at Tennessee and are one game ahead of Alabama and 1.5 games ahead of the Wildcats in the conference standings.
Although winning the SEC title is surely a goal for Kentucky, taking care of business against three teams—Mississippi State, Arkansas and Georgia—it should match up well against will be key in getting a berth to the dance.