Cats come up short at Arkansas, 75-73
Oscar Tshiebwe had 30 points and 18 rebounds in a losing cause as the number 6 Wildcats fell to Arkansas 75-73 in Fayetteville. UK lost for the only the second time in their last 10 games.
JD Notae had 30 points and eight assists, and No. 18 Arkansas topped No. 6 Kentucky 75-73 on Saturday in a matchup of teams peaking late in the season.
Jaylin Williams added 16 points and 12 rebounds as Arkansas (23-6, 12-4) helped create a tie with Kentucky (23-6, 12-4) and Tennessee for second
place in the Southeastern Conference with two games to play. The Razorbacks won for the 13th time in their last 14 games.
Oscar Tshiebwe had 30 points and 18 rebounds for the Wildcats, who lost for the only the second time in their last 10 games. Sahvir Wheeler and Keion Brooks Jr. each scored 14 points.
Kentucky wraps up the regular season with a home game against Mississippi on Tuesday, followed by a road game at Florida on Saturday.