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Kentucky Upset by Georgia in Athens

Kentucky found itself in an uphill battle against Georgia, even before the game started, and lost to the Bulldogs, 75-68.

On Saturday in Athens, found itself in an uphill battle against , even before the game started.

The Cats were without guards and , who missed the game due to injury. Then, point guard picked up a pair of early fouls and went to the bench.

Meanwhile, Kentucky was struggling from the floor, making the uphill climb even tougher. made just one of its first 14 shots and fell behind 13-5 over the first seven minutes.

However, that's when began to heat up. The Illinois State transfer scored 11 of UK's first 15 points as the Cats started to climb back into the game. Eventually, UK would grab the lead, 23-22, on a jumper.

Georgia would answer by scoring the next six points, the beginning of a 20-9 run to close that half, one that gave the Dogs a 42-32 lead at the break.

The second half was a different story entirely. Kentucky came out hot while Georgia struggled on offense. In fact, in just more than six minutes of the second half, UK used a 15-5 run to tie the game at 47-47. After Georgia got a free throw from Kario Oquendo, the Cats got give straight points from Toppin to take a 52-48 advantage with 11:53 to play.

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