Kentucky easily handled Mississippi State Wednesday night with an 85-55 win in Rupp Arena. For the Wildcats, it was their third consecutive victory but one that will do nothing to improve their NCAA tournament resume.
Wednesday, Kentucky merely avoided a bad loss, but now, the season-defining games have arrived for the Wildcats. To close the regular season, Kentucky has two road games at Arkansas and Georgia before returning home to take on Florida.
Currently, Kentucky is sitting right on the bubble with little room for error. Luckily, the Wildcats seem to be playing their best basketball of the season.
Here are the five reasons Kentucky is finally firing on all cylinders.