Cats Claw Out Win Over Auburn 64-56

Cats Claw Out Win Over Auburn 64-56

UK builds early lead, but has to fight off Tigers comeback bid.
Cats win it 64-56:

Kentucky's Dakari Johnson (8 points, 8 rebounds) got to work early against Auburn, scoring the team's first four points of the night.

UK led 28-22 at halftime.  Alex Poythress and Willie Cauley-Stein had highlight reel dunks in the first.  See those on ABC 36 News @ 11.

Early in the second half, Kentucky got out to a nine point lead before the Tigers stormed back to take a 40-39 advantage.

Andrew Harrison led the way for UK with 16 points.

UK put together another run to reclaim the lead late in the second half and hold on for the win.

Click here for the final box score.


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