Kentucky beats Saint Joseph's: 3 key takeaways and postgame banter 

The Kentucky Wildcats defeated the St. Joseph's Hawks in overtime on Monday night in Lexington, winning 96-88. 

Kentucky got out to a slow start and played poorly in the first half. As we'll see below, at least some of this is likely due to rotation, 

but it's becoming a bit of a trend on the defensive side. The Cats scored well, but the Hawks matched them 3 for 3 as Kentucky led 41-38 at halftime.

Following the break, Kentucky appeared to sleepwalk its way through as St. Joe's rained down 3-pointers and offensive rebounds. 

The Hawks never surrendered, and Kentucky couldn't stop them from scoring. Both teams scored.

To be honest, it was a poor performance. Let's hope they can recover from their scare, especially with a top-15 Miami team visiting Rupp Arena next week. 

On Black Friday, the Cats will face the Marshall Thundering Herd in Lexington. This Kentucky team is entertaining.

They run and gun, and they shoot the ball better than any previous Cats team. It's not quite as entertaining to see teams, particularly lower-level ones, outrebound UK, dominate the offensive glass, and go to the rim at will.

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