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Kentucky dominates 2nd half, pastes North Carolina 93-76… 9 years ago today

From the “ Basketball:  The Season Never Ends” Calendar:  Unranked Kentucky ended its worst start in 16 years with a surprising 93-76 victory over sixth ranked in Chapel Hill.  trailed 21-11 when , and entered the game.  The sophomore and two freshmen combined for 11 points in an 18-4 run that gave UK a four point lead with three minutes left in the first half.  The Heels led 48-45 in the second half when the Cats went on a 20-4 run.  Kentucky went up by as much as 23 before UNC's Joe Forte eased the final margin with two late threes.  Estill scored 19 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and blocked 4 Carolina shots. Would-be Tar Heel , a one-time Carolina signee who ended up at UK, contributed six points for the Cats.

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