Kentucky falls on the road to Texas A&M in overtime, 79-77

Tyler Ulis - photo by Walter Cornett
Tyler Ulis - photo by Walter Cornett
Tyler Ulis – photo by Walter Cornett

Tyler Davis’ putback at the buzzer gave Texas A&M a 79-77 win over No. 14 Kentucky in overtime on Saturday after a technical foul on Isaac Humphries cost the Wildcats the lead in the final seconds.

With the clock winding down, Danuel House drove into traffic and missed a contested shot that hit the front of the rim. The ball caromed directly to Davis, who grabbed the rebound and banked in a layup as time expired.

The freshman center finished with 15 points and 12 rebounds.

Anthony Collins missed a shot with 9 seconds left for Texas A&M (20-7, 9-5 Southeastern Conference), and Humphries pulled down the rebound with the Wildcats up by one. But after the Aggies fouled him, he slammed the ball to the court and was whistled for a technical that fouled him out.

House made both free throws to give A&M a 77-76 lead. Skal Labissiere hit one of two foul shots for Kentucky (20-7, 10-4) to tie it before the final possession.

Tyler Ulis had 22 points and 11 assists for Kentucky, which had won four straight.

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