January 10, 2013
The Kentucky game, in a nutshell
Vanderbilt dropped a heart-breaking, 60-58 decision to Kentucky on Thursday night. Here are all the key details on the Commodores' near-miss of a huge upset.
Vanderbilt trailed by nine at halftime, and even that seemed a miracle given the Commodores' 27.8 percent mark from the field. When Kentucky led 47-31 after Archie Goodwin's lay-up with 13:48 left, everybody in the gym knew the game was over. The Commodores still couldn't throw one in the ocean, and UK's huge edges in size and athleticism looked too much to overcome.
Suddenly, Vandy started hitting shots - and the Wildcats looked mortal. Over the next 7:37, the Commodores stunned everybody and ran off 18-straight points to take a two-point lead after Sheldon Jeter's dunk.
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