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    Default Kentucky vs. Baylor Predictions

    Never too early to start this. This is a game where the teams matchup almost perfectly. Thoughts?

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    First game of the tournament that gives me any pause. I'll tentatively take Kentucky by 5, but I will not be shocked if Baylor takes them down. UK needs to do the things they did tonight, namely getting to the rim more than settling for threes.

    Remind me, what does Baylor have in the way of big men?

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    As I said in the other thread I didn't get to see the Baylor game, and really haven't watched them this year. I'm in the dark on this one. If DragonFire is only predicting a 5 point win I'm more than a little concerned.

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    UK is going to have to have a really poor offensive game to lose this one.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Clyde View Post
    UK is going to have to have a really poor offensive game to lose this one.

    You're that confident? Does Baylor not play much defense? How are they on the offensive side of the ball? Can they shoot the 3? Much of an inside game?

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    Didn't want to play Baylor. This one makes me nervous. Cats by 3

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    Baylor is very very athletic.

    2 big tall athletic guys, like Davis.

    They are a good team, as fast as Ky.

    Will be a tough game, was hoping X would win.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LRCW View Post
    You're that confident? Does Baylor not play much defense? How are they on the offensive side of the ball? Can they shoot the 3? Much of an inside game?
    Solid all around . Not at UK's level.

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    Baylor is a good, athletic team. They have a pass first point guard who had 16 points and 10 assists. A sharp shooter who drained 8 threes earlier in the tournament. A big, physical post who had 20 and 15 tonight. They also had two long athletic players who can hurt UK. This will be the best team UK has seen...

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    Why are you so confident Clyde?

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    Quote Originally Posted by LRCW View Post
    Why are you so confident Clyde?
    UK D.

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    Baylor is reminiscent of WVU from two years ago. They scare me because of their athleticism & length. Curious to see if they go to some kind of zone.

    Cats by 5.

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    Quote Originally Posted by D-Rob View Post
    Baylor is a good, athletic team. They have a pass first point guard who had 16 points and 10 assists. A sharp shooter who drained 8 threes earlier in the tournament. A big, physical post who had 20 and 15 tonight. They also had two long athletic players who can hurt UK. This will be the best team UK has seen...
    Really? You think so?

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    Game was just announced for 2:20...

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    Baylor has Acey and Perry Jones III as their bigs, they are just as athletic as Davis and Jones. Jackson, Baylor's pg, is small but very quick and as stated in an earlier post looks to pass first. He can shoot the ball really well. This will be a tough matchup for UK because Baylor can matchup with them athletically and offensively. Baylor's biggest weakness is their defense, they aren't real good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Clyde View Post
    UK D.
    Did you watch the game tonight??

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    Kentucky opens as a 7.5 point favorite over Baylor

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    Quote Originally Posted by D-Rob View Post
    Baylor is a good, athletic team. They have a pass first point guard who had 16 points and 10 assists. A sharp shooter who drained 8 threes earlier in the tournament. A big, physical post who had 20 and 15 tonight. They also had two long athletic players who can hurt UK. This will be the best team UK has seen...
    I agree. This is the only team in the South Region that worried me. It is because they are long and athletic.

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    Cats by 17.

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    Cats by 20 the Bears have never faced a team that plays both O and D and they will crumble!