© 2023 WUKY
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations

Kentucky 'grinds out' win over Aggies 64-58

Justin Rex/AP
FR171750 AP
Kentucky guard Davion Mintz (10) shoots next to Texas A&M guard Tyrece Radford (23) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022, in College Station, Texas. (AP Photo/Justin Rex)

Sahvir Wheeler scored 12 points and No. 12 Kentucky used a strong second half to outlast Texas A&M 64-58.

The victory extends Kentucky’s winning streak to four games and snaps an eight-game winning streak for Texas A&M (15-3, 4-1 SEC).

The Aggies were dominant early and led by as many as 13 in front of a record crowd of 14,036, but Kentucky (15-3, 5-1) chipped away at the lead before
going on top midway through the second half and holding on for the win.

The Wildcats are at Auburn Saturday afternoon at 1.