Kentucky Drops Heartbreaker to Georgia

The offensive breakthrough  hoped for at the start of the week hadn’t happened, but the win needed to get back in the Southeastern Conference race and turn its season around was there for the taking.
 
Up six with two minutes to go, appeared to be in good position to end a two-game skid and head into the most difficult stretch of the season with momentum.
 
And then the same bugaboos that have cost the Wildcats so frequently this season popped up at the absolute worst time. A scoring drought. Turnovers. Lost 50-50 balls. A missed free throw. And a defensive breakdown.
 
With a 6-0 game-ending run capped by a final-second layup by P.J. Horne, Georgia (9-4, 2-4 SEC) stunned Kentucky (4-8, 3-3) with a 63-62 victory on Wednesday night at Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, Georgia. The Bulldogs’ win snapped a 14-game losing streak to the Wildcats.

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