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No. 20 Kentucky (18-7, 7-4 SEC) at No. 25 Alabama (18-7, 5-6)

Tipoff: Saturday at 2 p.m. at Coleman Coliseum in Tuscaloosa.

TV/radio: WZDX-54 will have television coverage, and AM-730, AM-770, AM-1400 and FM-92.5 will carry the radio broadcast.

Alabama lineup: F Alonzo Gee, 6-6, So., 13.3 ppg., 5.5 rpg.; F Richard Hendrix, 6-8, So., 15.0 ppg., 8.9 rpg.; C Jermareo Davidson, 6-10, Sr., 14.9 ppg., 8.5 rpg.; G Brandon Hollinger, 5-11, So., 4.4 ppg., 1.3 rpg; G Ronald Steele, 6-3, Jr., 9.1 ppg., 4.2 assists.

Kentucky lineup: G Ramel Bradley, 6-2, Jr. 14.2 ppg., 4.1 rpg; G Derrick Jasper, 6-6, Fr., 4.9 ppg., 4.0 rpg; G Joe Crawford, 6-5, Jr., 14.7 ppg., 4.7 rpg.; C Randolph Morris, 6-11, Jr., 15.6 ppg, 7.6 rpg; F Bobby Perry, 6-8 Jr., 7.0 ppg., 3.7 assists.

Noteworthy: Kentucky leads the overall series 95-34 with head coach Tubby Smith holding a 5-4 edge over Alabama's Mark Gottfried in head-to-head games. ... Alabama leads the all-time series with 9 of 11 SEC opponents with the exception of Kentucky and Arkansas. ... The Crimson Tide has one loss at home all season, coming against Arkansas on Jan. 27. ... Kentucky assistant David Hobbs served as Alabama's head coach during 1992-98. ... This game was Alabama's first announced sell-out after tickets went on sale.

- Josh Cooper, Daily Sports Writer

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