Posted February 24, 2013 on
Kentucky’s teetering postseason hopes got a major boost Saturday as the Wildcats held off Missouri for a gritty 90-83 overtime win at raucous Rupp Arena. Senior guard Julius Mays led UK with a career-high 24 points.
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In this KentuckyScout Video feature, UK coach John Calipari talks about the Wildcats' big win over Missouri on Saturday night at Rupp Arena.
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Jack Givens had already had an incredible season for the Kentucky Wildcats. He averaged more than 17 points per game and would be an All-American. But on March 27, 1978, in St. Louis, against Duke in the national championship game, Givens would make sure his season was remembered...
This KentuckyScout photo gallery features several images from the Wildcats' thrilling 90-83 overtime win over Missouri on Saturday at Rupp Arena, including one of Willie Cauley-Stein's career-high seven blocked shots against the Tigers.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- Julius Mays' eight points in overtime, including four clinching free throws in the final 33 seconds, helped Kentucky get the important victory it needed to bolster its NCAA tournament chances, beating Missouri 90-83 Saturday night.
Mays made six free throws in overtime and scored 21 of his 24 points after halftime for the Wildcats (19-8, 10-4 Southeastern...
The Lady Gators defeated the Kentucky Wildcats 196.975 to 196.075 in front of a crowd of approximately 4,320 in the O’Dome Friday night.
During ESPN’s College GameDay, Rece Davis spoke about Missouri being 1-5 on the year in the SEC. He said Rupp Arena is not the place “to get your road warrior on”. Kentucky had the essential 6th man from the crowd Saturday night against Missouri. Lead by 24 points from Julius Mays, and 21 points from Alex Poythress, the ‘Cats held off the Tigers in overtime for the 90-83...