Alabama basketball fans celebrate very first season sweep of Kentucky because 1988-89 season
The Alabama guys’s basketball team beat the Kentucky Wildcats 70-59 on Tuesday, Jan. 26, in Tuscaloosa.
Previously this season, Alabama beat Kentucky 85-65 on Jan. 12 in Lexington, Kentucky.
The pair of wins this season vs. Kentucky marks the first time since the 1988-89 season that Alabama swept the season series versus the UK Wildcats.
That season consisted of a 76-64 win in Tuscaloosa followed by a 71-67 win in Lexington.
Here are some of the top reactions to Alabama’s historic win Tuesday.
Alabama, ranked No. 8 in the Ferris Mowers Men’s Basketball Coaches Poll, enhanced to 14-3 total and 9-0 in the SEC. The UK Wildcats went to 5-10 general and 4-4 in the SEC.
Alabama has actually never beaten Kentucky three consecutive times in the series.
Nate Oats is the Alabama Crimson Tide men’s basketball head coach. John Calipari is the Kentucky Wildcats guys’s basketball head coach.