NEW ORLEANS, LA – Vanderbilt’s 16-2 run in the game’s final five minutes powered them to an upset win over Kentucky in the SEC championship game, 71-64. The loss ended a 24-game winning streak for Kentucky (32-2). The conference title is the Commodores’ first since 1951.
Vanderbilt (24-10) received 18 points from Jeffrey Taylor and 17 from John Jenkins. The Commodores defense stifled high-powered Kentucky, limiting the Wildcats to just 23-64 shooting from the field. Kentucky failed to score from the floor in the game’s final 8:04.
Anthony Davis notched 12 points and pulled 10 rebounds in the loss for Kentucky.
Wayne Larrivee and Jamal Mashburn called the action on the Westwood One Radio Network.
(Darius Miller’s layup makes it 35-30 Kentucky late in the first half)
(Terrence Jones’ dunk gives Wildcats a 54-49 advantage)
(Miller’s dunk get the Kentucky lead back to 5, 59-54)
(Vandy takes the lead for good on Kedren Johnson’s layup)
(Postgame recap from Wayne Larrivee and Jamal Mashburn)
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