ATLANTA (WKYT) - Kentucky will play the winner of Georgia/Ole Miss Saturday at approximately 3:30 p.m. Saturday.
UK-LSU Series Notes:
All‐Time Series: Kentucky leads 95‐35
SEC Tournament: Kentucky leads 16‐2
Season Series: Kentucky leads 2‐1
Both teams held court in the regular season with LSU winning 87‐82 in Baton Rouge and Kentucky prevailing 77‐76 in overtime in Lexington.
LSU led for the first 8:31 of the game, ahead by as much as eight points (22‐14 at 12:59 mark).
Kentucky finished the first half on a 28‐10 run over the final 12:10 to take a 42‐32 advantage into
LSU pulled within three points of Kentucky, 52‐49, with 11:56 left in the game, but Kentucky ended the
game on a 33‐18 run.
The first five baskets of the game were 3‐pointers.
Kentucky outrebounded LSU 48‐32.
Kentucky enjoyed a 21‐7 edge in second chance points.
Kentucky improves to 23‐9 and wins for just the second time in its last five games.
Julius Randle posted his fifth straight double‐double and eighth in the last nine games with 17 points
and 16 rebounds, which tied his career high.
James Young posted his eighth 20‐point performance of the year and first in five games with 21.
Andrew Harrison recorded a career‐high eight assists to go with 11 points.
Dakari Johnson pulled down a career‐high 11 rebounds and just missed his first career double‐double with nine points.
LSU falls to 19‐13 and has dropped three of its last five games.
LSU was 12‐of‐24 from the free throw line and is 15‐of‐33 (45.4 percent) over its last two games.
Jordan Mickey notched his ninth double‐double of the season with 12 points and 13 rebounds, which
equaled his career high.
Johnny O’Bryant scored his most points in three games and led four Tigers in double figures with 18