Kentucky beats Texas A&M 70-64 in double overtime

Tyler Ulis - photo by Michael Reeves |
Tyler Ulis – photo by Michael Reeves |

put No. 1 ahead with a 3-pointer deep in double overtime and the Wildcats stayed unbeaten, holding off A&M 70-64 on Saturday.

The game was tied at 63 when Ulis hit the shot with 1:26 left for his first points of the game.

Kentucky (15-0, 2-0 SEC) was coming off an overtime win against Mississippi on Tuesday.

The Aggies rallied in the final minutes to tie it in regulation. After a couple of late foul shots by evened it in overtime, A&M missed a long 3 at the buzzer.

Down 66-63, Kourtney Roberson made one of two free throws for A&M (9-5, 0-2 SEC) before a turnover by gave the Aggies the ball back with 26.9 seconds left.

Danuel House missed a 3-pointer with 16 seconds left and made two free throws for Kentucky.

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