No. 1 Kentucky closing in on undefeated SEC season

By Colin Fly

Associated Press

Published: Friday, Feb. 24 2012 12:00 a.m. MST

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Freshman Anthony Davis and No. 1 Kentucky might just be in perfect position as the regular season winds down.

Davis is a leading candidate for national player of the year, while the Wildcats (27-1, 13-0) are closing in on the first undefeated run through the Southeastern Conference since accomplishing the feat in 2003.

Davis says he's not looking ahead — like where he might be drafted if he declares for the NBA — or back at a blown opportunity for an undefeated season: the buzzer-beating loss to Indiana on Dec. 10.

He's focused on Vanderbilt (20-8, 9-4).

The Wildcats will put their 50-game home winning streak on the line on Saturday against the Commodores, who have won at every SEC venue in the last four years except Rupp Arena.

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