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Rogelio V. Solis, Associated Press
Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari and forward Anthony Davis (23) express concern early in the second half of their NCAA college basketball game against Mississippi State in Starkville, Miss., Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012. No. 1 Kentucky won 73-64.

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

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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.