UK loses to Utah in Las Vegas nail-biter, 69-66

UK and Utah in Las Vegas (AP)
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LAS VEGAS (AP) - Timmy Allen hit a tiebreaking floater with 1:14 left and Utah dodged a rousing comeback try by No. 6 Kentucky for a 69-66 upset.

The Wildcats used a 27-10 run to tie it at 66 on Ashton Hagans’ dunk with 1:43 remaining, but Allen put the Utes back ahead with his basket.

Kentucky got off three more shots, including two in the final 11 seconds, but none connected.

Allen had 25 points and nine rebounds. Both Gach contributed 14 points and six rebounds, and Rylan Jones had 12 points for the Utes.