Kentucky holds off LSU, 92-85

02/07/2017 09:28 PM

Photo: UK Athletics

John Calipari said this week that his team had undergone a “reboot” to change their bad habits after dropping three of their last four games. Despite walking out of Rupp Arena with a win over LSU, it looks like the reboot isn’t quite done.

Despite taking control early with a 14-4 start, Kentucky never quite put away an LSU team that hasn’t looked like much of anything throughout the season. Even after pushing the lead to 25 points and holding a 15 point lead with 2 minutes left, the Tigers closed the gap to a final of seven points. Kentucky’s defensive struggles continued as they allowed LSU to shoot 62% from the field in the second half.

Wenyen Gabriel and Malik Monk led the way for Kentucky with 23 points.

We’ll have more on KSTV Wednesday.

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