Loss to Vols just a bump in the road for Cats

 

didn’t go down without a fight. The second-ranked Wildcats overcame a double-digit deficit in a hostile environment but came up short in a 74-65 loss to Saturday at Thompson-Boling Arena. Kentucky (27-2, 12-3 Southeastern Conference) came out sluggish and Tennessee capitalized. The early onslaught by the Volunteers — an 18-0 run after falling behind 4-0 — was enough to overcome a late comeback by the Cats who displayed the ability to claw back despite the first-half collapse under pressure. “We (didn’t) quit,” coach said. “That is all I can ask of my team. To think about that, and have a chance to win on the road, I am stunned.”

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