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No. 6 Kentucky looking to get right on road at Arkansas

Jan. 27—The feel-good roll that No. 6 Kentucky was on on hit a big wall at South Carolina on Tuesday night.

South Carolina delivered a physically charged dose of reality in the form of a 79-62 beatdown that left the Wildcats' psyches battered and bruised.

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