When: 8 p.m. today
Where: Coleman Coliseum in Tuscaloosa
Records: Alabama 11-6, 3-1 SEC, Kentucky 12-5, 3-1.
Alabama lineup: G Trevor Lacey, 6-3, So., 12.5 ppg., 3.9 rpg., 3.6 assists; G Trevor Releford, 6-0, Jr., 16.2 ppg., 2.6 assists; F Levi Randolph, 6-5, So., 8.3 ppg., 4.1 rpg.; F Rodney Cooper, 6-6, So., 11.6 ppg., 4.1 rpg.; C Moussa Gueye, 7-0, Jr., 1.0 ppg., 4.3 rpg.
Kentucky lineup: G Ryan Harrow, 6-2, So., 10.4 ppg., 2.7 rpg.; G Archie Goodwin, 6-4 1/2, Fr., 15.0 ppg., 4.9 rpg., 3.4 assists; G Julius Mays, 6-2, Sr., 8.4 ppg., 2.6 rpg., 2.9 assists; F Nerlens Noel, 6-10, Fr., 10.8 ppg., 9.2 rpg., 4.1 blocks; F Alex Poythress, 6-7, Fr., 13.1 ppg., 6.4 rpg.
Noteworthy: In the SEC, Kentucky has lost at home to Texas A&M and beaten Tennessee at home and Auburn and Vanderbilt on the road. … Kentucky 7-foot-0 freshman Willie Cauley-Stein (7.6 ppg., 5.8 rpg.) missed Saturday’s game because of a knee procedure Thursday and will sit out tonight’s game, too. He did not make the trip to Tuscaloosa. … The Wildcats’ Harrow spent his freshman season at North Carolina State before transferring and sitting out last year. … Kentucky’s Mays spent two years at N.C. State, two years at Wright State and has joined the Wildcats this season as a graduate student. … Alabama has won three straight, beating Tennessee, Mississippi State and Texas A&M and shooting 62.7 percent combined in the second halves of those games. … In the Ratings Percentage Index figures compiled by KenPom.com, Alabama is No. 70 nationally, while Kentucky is No. 16. … Alabama ranks second in the SEC by allowing 59.1 points a game. … Lacey leads the SEC in 3-point percentage at 45.5 percent this season.