Louisville Tops Kentucky, Freshman Sparks Tennessee To Victory, Auburn’s Upset Bid Falls Short, SEC Goes 6-3 In Saturday Hoops
1. Louisville 80 – Kentucky 77. Down by as many as 17 in second half, UK rallies but falls short. John Calipari post-game video. ”Hats off to them – what a good team they are.”
2. Tennessee 51 – Xavier 47. Recovering from shoulder surgery, freshman Derek Reese makes his debut and sparks a comeback. Video Highlights.
3. Illinois 81 – Auburn 79. Tigers upset bid in Chicago falls short. Forward Allen Payne: ”These are the ones that hurt the worst.” Freshman Jordan Price out 4-5 weeks with a stress fracture in his foot.
4. South Carolina 76 – Presbyterian 60. Shorthanded Gamecocks win without three of their top four scorers.
5. Georgia 82 – Florida A&M 73. Career-high 21 points for Nemanja Djurisic, Bulldogs win third straight.
6. Florida 78 – Air Force 61. Up by just two points at the break, Gators dominate second half.
7. Texas A&M 61 – Army 55. Aggies come from behind at home to beat the Black Knights.
8. Butler 68 – Vanderbilt 49. Former Arkansas guard Rotnei Clarke torches Commodores for 22 points – goes 6-for-9 behind three-point arc. Video Highlights.
9. Arkansas 79 – Northwestern State 61. With 26 points, 13 rebounds and 7 assists, BJ Young leads the Razorbacks to their fourth straight win.
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