For the only unbeaten in men’s Division 1 college basketball, it never seems easy. Top ranked and unbeaten Kentucky rallied to beat LSU 71-69 in Baton Rouge Tuesday night before 13,997.
Kentucky won its third overtime game in SEC play this season.
Kentucky appeared to be cruising to its 24th straight win, but a technical foul on Wildcat Karl-Anthony Townes in the second half ignited a 14-0 LSU run.
Kentucky finished the game on an 11-3 run to seal the victory. Towns’ jumper with 1:33 gave Kentucky a 70-69 lead.
Here’s reaction from the LSU Tigers after tonight’s 5th SEC loss in 11 league games.