Kentucky basketball season ends with loss to Mississippi State in SEC Tournament opener

basketball’s season of misery is finished. 

was unable to finish the rally from a 15-point deficit as his 3 on the final possession bounced off the rim and bowed out of the Tournament with a 74-73 loss to Mississippi State.

Allen, who scored 23 points in ’s double-overtime win at on January 2, erupted for 20 points in the second half. He finished the game with 23 points, hitting 6 of 13 3-point attempts.

The two games are the only times Allen has scored more than 14 points in a game all season.

finishes the 2020-21 season with a 9-16 record, its first losing record since 1988-89 and its worst winning percentage since 1926-27.

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