Kyle Tucker, the Kentucky beat writer for the Courier-Journal, tweeted out some pictures of the sad Wildcats crowd just before kickoff. The crowd has to be about 10,000 or less right before kickoff.
That's a depressing atmosphere for SEC football, especially for the Kentucky players.
We know it's hard to get fired up about a 1-8 team with a seemingly lame-duck coach, and perhaps Nerlens Noel was having a public demonstration of his post moves elsewhere on campus, but it's still a pretty ugly sight. Kentucky athletic director Mitch Barnhart has to clearly hear the message that Wildcats fans are sending.
Here's another photo of the crowd, from @TDKYRay on Twitter:
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