Kentucky traveled to Starkville, MS to take on the Bulldogs in SEC action on 2/16/2010.
Miss State with the first basket, Patrick Patterson for Kentucky, he gets them on the board and we are all tied up at 2-2. John Wall scores for Kentucky to give them the lead, Miss St responds to tie the game. Miss St with a basket, Patterson with a 3 pointer for the Cats to lead 7-6. Kentucky still leads less than halfway through as the score is 25-20. Kentucky still leads but Miss St at the line for 3, making all of them to trail Kentucky 29-25. Kentucky leads 32-29 at the half.
Miss State starts the second half with a basket, Eric Bledsoe drains a 3 for the Cats, and Miss State answers with one as well, 35-34. Cousins make one of two, Stewart with a 3 to take the lead, 37-36. Kentucky with two free throws puts them back up front, 38-37. Miss State with a 3 pointer and then a basket gives the Bulldogs the lead, 42-38. Kentucky comes from behind and ties it up at 47-47. Kentucky ties it again then takes the lead, Miss St ties it but Kentucky once again with the lead, 53-51. Bulldogs up top by just one, 59-58. Bulldogs have extended their lead to 67-60, DeAndre Liggins with a 3 pointer to make it 67-63. Cats within just two, and they tie it at 67-67 and we head into overtime.
Kentucky with a free throw to start overtime and they add two more, Miss St with a 3 pointer to tie it up. Eric Bledsoe with the chance to break the tie but he misses both. Kentucky with several free throws and they lead 76-72 after John Wall makes one of two free throws. Kentucky defeats Miss St 81-75 in overtime.