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Western Kentucky advances to face Kentucky after rally to beat MVSU 59-58

Big RedT.J. Price's three-point play with 16 seconds left completed Western 's furious comeback Tuesday night for a 59-58 victory over in an tournament opener featuring a presidential audience.  President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron had front-row seats to see the tournament open with a classic March comeback.


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On This Day In UK Basketball History

On February 21, 1970, No. 2 Kentucky defeated LSU, 121-105.  Dan Issel scored 51 points, Mike Pratt 27 and Tom Parker 18 as UK outgunned LSU star “Pistol Pete” Maravich’s 64-point performance before 9,000 fans in the John Parker Memorial Coliseum.  This was the ultimate shootout between all-time SEC greats Maravich and Issel.


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