Kentucky Basketball Beats Texas A&M 72-68 in Overtime

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Kentucky Basketball Beats Texas A&M 72-68 in Overtime
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These Cats can't do anything the easy way. The University of Kentucky basketball team, which never trailed and led for all but two seconds of the final 29:34 of regulation, had to hold off Texas A&M in overtime to win 72-68 on the road Saturday night. The Aggies erased an eight-point UK lead over the last 3:10 and finally tied it with 1.2 seconds left on a fortuitous bounce at the end of an off-balance jump shot from - who else? - Elston Turner. The guy who dropped 40 points in a win over the Cats (15-6-, 6-2 Southeastern Conference) on Jan. 12 in Rupp Arena, who'd hit just 5 of 19 shots at that point in the rematch, stumbled near the top of the key, uncorked a leaner and watched it clang off the rim, up and in...

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