Kentucky pulls away from Ole Miss to extend streak

In the 1980’s, the had a player named Vinnie Johnson. The reserve guard was better known as “The Microwave” because of his ability to heat up quickly, coming off the bench to score early and often.

has its own “microwave” this season in Antonio Reeves. And the Cats needed everything the transfer guard had on Tuesday night in a 75-66 win over at the Pavilion at Ole Miss in Oxford.

Reeves entered the game with 14:02 left in the first half and trailing 15-10. Less than five minutes later, Reeves had connected on three shots from behind the arc, sparking an 11-2 run that gave the Cats a 21-17 lead.

Ole Miss (9-13, 1-8) would hang around and would tie the game at 32-32 heading into the half.

In the second half, Reeves again did not start but he entered after just two minutes of play, and with the Cats ahead by one. Reeves would score ’s next eight points as extended the lead to six, 43-37, with 15:04 to play.

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