Kentucky fights, falls to Kansas in overtime, 90-84

Tyler Ulis

Jr. scored a career-high 33 points, seven in overtime, and fourth-ranked beat No. 20 90-84 on Saturday night in the premier showdown of the Big 12/ Challenge.

Frank Mason III added 13 points and eight rebounds for the Jayhawks (17-4), who snapped a three-game losing streak to the Wildcats (16-5) by winning their 35th straight game at Allen Fieldhouse.

It wasn’t easy.

 The Wildcats built an eight-point lead midway through the second half before switched to a zone defense and mounted a comeback. made the second of two free throws to tie the game 76-all with 9 seconds left, and coughed up the ball at the other end before got off a shot.