This is a lot of points to give a team that has the athleticism to give Kentucky a run for their money, however, Kentucky is looking pretty unstoppable as of late and as Kentucky has won by at least 8 points in each of their 4 conference home wins, including a recent 28-point victory over SC, I'm going to roll with Kentucky to cover this spread. In the end, I see Kentucky being able to get the stops that LSU won't.
Kentucky coach John Calipari was disappointed in the call and said it was comparable to a shot clock violation that wasn't called against Wisconsin in a 71-64 loss to Badgers in the 2015 Final Four. Just go check it. So we're like Wilt Chamberlain; we change rules.
For as hot as LSU has been - winners of two straight, including 12 of 13 - the Tigers come in to Rupp Arena on Tuesday as the second-hottest team.More news: Assassin’s Creed III Remastered for Switch now listed on Ubisoft’s website
Things didn't start so well for LSU in the first half as Kentucky built double-digit leads on numerous occasions in the first half.
The Wildcats (20-4, 10-2 Southeastern Conference) had a 10-game winning streak snapped and got caught looking ahead going into Saturday's showdown against top-ranked Tennessee. Leading the way for the Wildcats was PJ Washington who had 23 points, 3 rebounds, 1 assist, and a block.
Johnson paced the Wildcats with nine points in the first half, followed by Washington with eight.More news: GM, Amazon eye Plymouth-based electric truck maker Rivian
LSU stunned Kentucky on a buzzer-beater at Rupp Arena that had everyone shaking their heads because it looked like the refs missed a couple of obvious calls on the game victor.
The Wildcats have been putting up 78.7 points per game on offense this season while shooting 47.7 percent as a team. LSU has a favorable schedule and hosts league leader Tennessee on February 23 in Baton Rouge. LSU will continue to play on the road as they take on the Georgia Bulldogs next.
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