CBS Sports: In South Carolina can make statement vs. UK, Sam Vecenie breaks down Coach Martin's beef with LSU and USC being unranked, with an honest take on where he thinks Carolina ranks in the basketball world. Is he on the mark or way off base? Is the SEC down or are we up? Or both?
Louisville Courier-Journal: Morning Coffee | SEC basketball wide open.
Sea of Blue: Kentucky Basketball vs. South Carolina. Check out the analysis from our sister blog; flip the winner and I agree with their prediction of a close game.
Team Speed Kills: David Wunderlich posts his SEC Basketball Saturday Preview. He's buying Cocky.
Post & Courier: Unranked Gamecocks still have doubters despite being in first place in SEC. Dropping to UGA at Athens left a mark, and A&M going on a three-game losing streak didn't help us either. The LSU win might be the biggest of the season. If we can take down the 'Cats then I think we'll be rewarded in the AP Poll.
David Cloninger: USC-UK winner’s prize: First place in the SEC.
Andy Demetra: Goes 'Inside the Chart' for South Carolina-Kentucky over at Spurs & Feathers.
Lexington Herald-Leader: ‘On the road again’ a bluesy lament for Kentucky this season. UK has lost 6 of their last 8 on the road. Think Calipari won't be using that as motivation for Big Blue?
The Big Spur: John Del Bianco has some good news and notes in his Countdown to tip-off: Carolina vs. No. 22 Kentucky. If we want to be ranked in the AP, let's not kvetch at the voters - let's go and take it from UK.
The Greenville News: USC seeking respect against Kentucky.