The Wildcats escaped from Rupp Arena with another hard-fought SEC victory, defeating Vanderbilt 65-57.
The Cats didn’t lead by double digits until early in the second half, and that didn’t last long. Ultimately, clutch play by the Harrison twins was needed down the stretch to ensure a continued undefeated streak.
Aaron Harrison led the team with 14 points, including a dagger behind the three-point line near the end. Dakari Johnson also contributed with double-digit points. Willie-Cauley Stein recorded 10 rebounds.
UK continues their streak of either blowout wins or extremely close calls in SEC play. They play next at South Carolina on Saturday.
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