Kentucky is still looking for a much needed win as they start SEC play on the road s they take on Mississippi State.
Mississippi State is on the board first with a basket, Kentucky foul sends them to the line for two more to have a 4-0 lead. Olivier Sarr gets the Cats on the board with a 3 pointer to bring them within one. Miss State answers with a 3 pointer of their own to go back ahead. Kentucky finally has the lead after a little struggle but Miss State is right behind them, a basket put them back up 13-10. Halfway through Miss State leads 16-15 but the Cats have gotten back to back baskets to have a 19-16. Cats with four blocks so far, Isaiah Jackson with two of them, Kentucky leads 21-16 a little under 10 minutes. Mississippi State with six unanswered points gives them back the lead over the Cats, 22-21. A little back and forth as Kentucky keeps it close but they allow Mississippi State gets away and they lead Kentucky 35-30 at halftime.