Kentucky looks to come back from their loss to Utah with a win against Ohio State.
Ohio State gets on the board first and Kentucky answers with a basket by Tyrese Maxey. Maxey has all of Kentucky’s 6 points so far and the Buckeyes with a 3 point lead, 9-6. Nate with a 3 to tie it up and Ashton Hagans with a dunk and the Wildcats has the lead, 13-11. Back and forth between the Cats and Buckeyes, Ohio State up by one 22-21. Tied up once again at 31-31, Ohio State responds with a 3. Ohio State goes into the break with a 37-36 lead. Nate Sestina has 11 points in the first half with 3 three pointers.
Ohio State starts the second half off with free throw and they have a 4 point lead early, 40-36. Nate Sestina with his 5th 3 of the game, and Cats within one. Kentucky can’t; seem to score and they are down 5, 49-44. A 3 by Immanuel Quickley and it’s a one point game again but Ohio State responds for it to go back to 3, 57-54. Ohio State keeps Kentucky away from scoring and looks to close in on a victory over the Wildcats. Kentucky loses their third game in a row, 71-65 to Ohio State.
Kentucky hosts in-state rival Louisville for the Battle of the Bluegrass at 3:45 p.m. on CBS next Saturday