Julius Mays Lights It Up in Overtime to Push Kentucky Past Missouri 90-83(includes boxscore)

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Julius Mays had 8 points in overtime and the Kentucky Wildcats earned a much needed win over Missouri 90-83.

The Wildcats also had improved play from Alex Poythress who went into full beast mode while scoring 21 points and grabbing 7 rebounds.

Ryan Harrow also looked like the point guard many thought he could be a he scored 16 points, grabbed 8 rebounds and dished out 6 assists.

One of the big storylines of the game was Missouri being a great rebounding team and they proved that correct in the 1st half, outrebounding Kentucky 27-18. The Wildcats worked hard in the second half though, grabbing 23 to Missouri’s 12 rebounds, and the Wildcats won the rebounding battle 41-39 for the game.

The Wildcats made a big step to making the NCAA Tournament, getting a win that almost everyone had said they had to have.

 

Official Basketball Box Score


Official Basketball Box Score
Missouri vs Kentucky
02/23/13 9:00 pm at Rupp Arena - Lexington, KY

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VISITORS: Missouri 19-8, 8-6
                          TOT-FG  3-PT         REBOUNDS
## Player Name            FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA OF DE TOT PF  TP  A TO BLK S MIN
21 Bowers, Laurence.... f  5-9    1-2    2-4    2  3  5   5  13  1  1  0  1  28
42 Oriakhi, Alex....... f  6-12   0-0    4-5    6  9 15   5  16  1  1  0  3  35
01 Pressey, Phil....... g 12-24   3-7    0-1    1  1  2   4  27 10  4  0  4  38
05 Bell, Keion......... g  3-11   0-3    2-2    3  3  6   2   8  2  1  1  0  36
32 Brown, Jabari....... g  2-6    1-4    2-2    0  1  1   3   7  0  0  1  1  43
03 Criswell, Tony......    2-6    0-0    2-2    2  2  4   4   6  0  1  1  0  19
14 Webster-Chan, Negus.    0-0    0-0    0-0    0  0  0   0   0  0  0  0  0  0+
33 Ross, Earnest.......    3-8    0-4    0-1    1  2  3   2   6  0  1  1  1  23
44 Rosburg, Ryan.......    0-0    0-0    0-0    0  1  1   0   0  0  0  0  0   3
   TEAM................                         2     2
   Totals..............   33-76   5-20  12-17  17 22 39  25  83 14  9  4 10 225

TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 14-38 36.8%   2nd Half: 15-26 57.7%   OT:  4-12 33.3%   Game: 43.4%  DEADB
3-Pt. FG% 1st Half:  2-9  22.2%   2nd Half:  3-7  42.9%   OT:  0-4   0.0%   Game: 25.0%   REBS
F Throw % 1st Half:  5-7  71.4%   2nd Half:  7-10 70.0%   OT:  0-0   0.0%   Game: 70.6%    2

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HOME TEAM: Kentucky 19-8, 10-4
                          TOT-FG  3-PT         REBOUNDS
## Player Name            FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA OF DE TOT PF  TP  A TO BLK S MIN
15 Cauley-Stein, Willie f  3-7    0-0    1-7    4  8 12   2   7  1  2  7  1  35
22 Poythress, Alex..... f  8-10   1-1    4-6    2  5  7   3  21  2  0  1  0  40
10 Goodwin, Archie..... g  7-12   2-3    2-4    0  3  3   3  18  1  7  1  1  35
12 Harrow, Ryan........ g  6-14   0-2    4-4    2  6  8   3  16  6  3  0  1  42
34 Mays, Julius........ g  6-12   4-8    8-9    1  5  6   3  24  3  1  0  0  44
04 Hood, Jon...........    0-0    0-0    0-0    0  0  0   0   0  0  0  0  0   2
05 Polson, Jarrod......    0-2    0-2    0-0    0  0  0   2   0  0  0  0  0   9
33 Wiltjer, Kyle.......    0-2    0-1    4-6    0  1  1   0   4  3  1  0  0  18
   TEAM................                         3  1  4
   Totals..............   30-59   7-17  23-36  12 29 41  16  90 16 14  9  3 225

TOTAL FG% 1st Half: 11-28 39.3%   2nd Half: 17-26 65.4%   OT:  2-5  40.0%   Game: 50.8%  DEADB
3-Pt. FG% 1st Half:  2-10 20.0%   2nd Half:  5-7  71.4%   OT:  0-0   0.0%   Game: 41.2%   REBS
F Throw % 1st Half:  7-12 58.3%   2nd Half:  5-10 50.0%   OT: 11-14 78.6%   Game: 63.9%    8

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Officials: Michael Roberts, Ted Valentine, Ron Groover
Technical fouls: Missouri-None. Kentucky-None.
Attendance: 24380
Score by Periods                1st  2nd   OT   Total
Missouri......................   35   40    8  -   83
Kentucky......................   31   44   15  -   90