Arkansas snaps 8 game losing streak to the Cats

Arkansas starts the second half with a 3 pointer; Devin Askew drains one followed by a basket by Boston for the Cats to take the lead. Arkansas at the line for two, they make both to take the lead back, Kentucky answers taking the lead back. Arkansas with back to back three pointers as they take a 5 point lead over Kentucky.  Back to back baskets and a free throw for the Hogs put them up by ten over the Cats, their largest lead and an 11-0 run.  Kentucky at the line for two, they make both, but Arkansas answers with a basket. Kentucky gets another basket and so does Arkansas. Davion Mintz with a 3 pointer, Arkansas with a basket, they have a 9 point lead. Kentucky gets three 3 pointers in a row to bring them within five after being down by as much as 11 points. Arkansas on a 7-0 run and BJ Boston drains a 3 pointer and Olivier Sarr drains one as well and a basket gets them four, but Arkansas answers. Olivier Sarr drains another 3 pointer getting them within three again, but Arkansas answers with a free throws, brings them up by five, Askew makes one of two to make it four.  Kentucky with back to back three pointers to take the lead, but a foul sends Arkansas to the line making both to snap their 8 game losing streak to the Cats and defeat them 81-80.

Final Arkansas 81, Kentucky 80

Kentucky will fall to 5-13, 4-7 and host Auburn at Rupp on Saturday.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s