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Free-throw shooting leads Arkansas to 71-67 overtime win at Rupp Arena on Thursday

For the first time in his career at Kentucky, a team has swept both regular-season meetings against John Calipari. Mike Anderson and the Arkansas Razorbacks were the ones to complete the task Thursday, hitting 16 of 16 from the free-throw line including six in overtime the give the Razorbacks a 71-67 overtime win at Rupp Arena.   It was the Razorbacks’ first win at Rupp Arena since Feb....

Two defensive lapses in judgment cost UK
in crunch time of overtime loss to Arkansas

Andrew Harrison (No. 5) and James Young (No. 1) had important offensive plays to keep Kentucky in the game Tuesday against Arkansas, but their defensive lapses cost the Wildcats. (File photo by James Pennington)   No. 13 Kentucky looked comfortable under duress Tuesday, playing in likely the most uninviting road arena it will play in all season and forced to match tempo with the fastest major-conference...

Two defensive lapses in judgment cost UK in crunch time of overtime loss to Arkansas

Andrew Harrison (No. 5) and James Young (No. 1) had important offensive plays to keep Kentucky in the game Tuesday against Arkansas, but their defensive lapses cost the Wildcats. (File photo by James Pennington)   No. 13 Kentucky looked comfortable under duress Tuesday, playing in likely the most uninviting road arena it will play in all season and forced to match tempo with the fastest major-conference...

No. 13 Wildcats lose 87-85 overtime shocker at Arkansas on game-winning put-back dunk

Julius Randle had 20 points and 14 rebounds, but it wasn’t enough in No. 13 Kentucky’s 87-85 overtime loss at Arkansas on Tuesday. (File photo by James Pennington)   No. 13 Kentucky held its foot to the pedal Tuesday alongside the blazing-fast Arkansas Razorbacks, and they hung around for 44 minutes, 59 seconds and some change. But with 0.2 left in overtime, Arkansas’ Michael...