Kentucky trailed by 16 points, 55-39, with 11:24 to go before Murray led the ‘Cats back. In the second half alone, Murray drained seven three-point shots on his way to 27 second-half points.
With 4:10 to go in the game, Kentucky’s Alex Poythress hit a three-pointer from the wing to get the Wildcats within three at 63-60. But Kentucky could get no closer, despite having multiple opportunities to do so.
However, the ‘Cats hit 14-of-27 (51.9 percent) in the second half, enabling the rally.