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SEC standings update

Following a loss in Knoxville on Tuesday night, Kentucky came into Saturday afternoon tied with the Vols for second place in the SEC, behind Auburn.

After a day of college basketball turmoil, Kentucky now sits just one game behind Auburn for position atop the SEC. Let’s recap.

The Kentucky Wildcats needed a win against the Alabama Crimson Tide to keep their hopes of a potential regular-season crown alive, as well as keep their NCAA Tournament seeding hovering around the 1-2 line.

Without TyTy Washington or Sahvir Wheeler, that looked a little complex, and for the first 15 minutes of the first half, it seemed as if the ‘Cats were dead-to-rights without their starting backcourt.