Over the last month, the Kentucky Wildcats have become quite familiar with every square inch of the Joe Craft Center. In 33 days, the Cats have played just five games. With class out of session and nothing else to focus on besides basketball, they’ve spent hour after hour in the practice gym with only their teammates to oppose them.
It’s driven them to a feeling that few snow-day-eager students are likely to understand.
“It’s good for school to be back in and for us to start being able to play on a more regular basis,” graduate student Julius Mays said. “Instead of us having to practice against each other and beat up on each other, we get to do it to another team.”