Butler remained the highest-ranked two-loss team in the poll for the fifth straight week. There was minimal change within the top 10 of this week's poll, as the top seven stayed intact for the second consecutive week. For the eighth straight week, East Mississippi retained the No.
Keep an eye on Malik Monk for Kentucky. He's leading the team with His athleticism and length has transformed him into a highlight-reel dunker and disruptive defender.
Monk will need to make his impact felt on defense against the Tar Heels, who have similar athleticism. Matchup to watch I can't overstate the importance of Joel Berry's health. North Carolina's offense runs through him.
He pushes the pace, scores, and the point guard matchup is critical in this one with De'Aaron Fox, a probable lottery pick, on the other side for UK.
In the frontcourt, Kentucky's Bam Adebayo and the Heels' Kennedy Meeks may be the most intriguing matchup on the floor. The two big-bodied post players are elite shot-blockers who have the ability to alter shots and make their presence felt in a number of ways down low, including on the offensive glass.
Two traditional post players banging down low?
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So it's still difficult to get a read on them. The Tar Heels, on the other hand, have been in some scrappy games.
Most recently they've faced tight ones against Davidson and then against Tennessee earlier this week. Even still, I like Kentucky in this one with Fox and Monk leading the way.
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