Andrew Harrison overcomes early struggles, foul trouble to spur comeback

Andrew Harrison - photo by Tammie Brown |
Andrew Harrison – photo by Tammie Brown |

With 7:41 seconds left, checked back in.

The freshman had four fouls, but with trailing 54-44 had no choice but to reinsert him. The Wildcats couldn’t afford to have their point guard on the bench even though he had struggled to that point.

Much the same, Harrison knew he couldn’t afford not to step up.

“I knew I had no choice,” Harrison said.

With facing the biggest upset of the young college basketball season, Harrison took the only path available to him. He was Kentucky’s anchor during a decisive 21-3 run, leading the way as the Cats completed a comeback from as many as 11 points down to win 68-61.

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