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Kentucky sweeps Alabama: 4 things to know and postgame cheers

Playing without it’s two starting guards, the short-handed Kentucky Wildcats pulled off one of their best wins of the season with a 90-81 win over the No. 25 Alabama Crimson Tide on Saturday afternoon at Rupp Arena

TyTy Washington (leg) and Sahvir Wheeler (wrist) were both unavailable against the Crimson Tide, who scorched the nets early to race out to a quick lead before Kentucky fought back to go on a 13-0 run to end the half and take a 47-46 lead at the break.

The Wildcats kicked things into high gear in the second half, taking control of the game and moving to 22-5 overall, 11-3 in SEC play, with a home date against LSU slated for Wednesday night at 9:00 pm ET.