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Kentucky rallies for home win over Cleveland State

Nov 25, 2013, 10:00 PM EDT

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Kentucky trailed 54-44 with 7:41 remaining at home to Cleveland State but came back to win 68-61 on Monday night in the nonconference game at Rupp Arena.

The Harrison twins, Andrew and Aaron, struggled for much of the game before Andrew had a big three-point play and Aaron knocked in a big corner three to help the Wildcats (5-1) pull away. Andrew finished with 12 points and five assists and Aaron with 11 points. Julius Randle had a 15 point, 15 rebound effort in a game that saw Kentucky shoot 21 percent from the three-point line.

Games like this will happen for No. 3 Kentucky because they’re so young and their freshman are still getting familiar with each other and familiar with being hunted every game. Once the Harrison twins play more consistently, they can help supplement Randle’s consistent double-doubles.

  1. babyfarkmcgeezax - Nov 25, 2013 at 10:11 PM

    Kentucky is a joke. The most historically racist program in college basketball history, I might add.

  2. Ayana Rashed - Nov 25, 2013 at 11:02 PM

    Reblogged this on Imarashed.

  3. aksnowdevil - Nov 26, 2013 at 1:13 AM

    Kentucky might be good tournament time….but now they ain’t so good…waaaaay over rated.

    They struggled hard today…not a good game for them

  4. jjohnb5393 - Nov 26, 2013 at 7:01 AM

    Historically racist??

    • dexterismyhero - Nov 26, 2013 at 9:01 AM

      Adolph “Hitler” Rupp come to mind?

      • bo1210 - Nov 26, 2013 at 9:10 AM

        I don’t seem to recall Rupp slaughtering 6 million people. But if it’s racism you wanna talk about, he started an African-American player in his first year of coaching high school basketball in Illinois and selected the first African-American player (Don Harksdale) for a U.S. Olympic basketball team. Try educating yourself first.

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