Kentucky gets revenge against Alabama, Wildcats advance to sixth-straight SEC semifinals


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WYMT) – The No. 4 Kentucky Wildcats (27-5) are headed back to the SEC semifinals for the sixth straight time with a revenge win over the Alabama Crimson Tide (18-15), 73-55.

In just his first game back from a sprained knee injury, grad-transfer Reid Travis saw 23 minutes and tallied eight points and seven rebounds.

Tyler Herro once again led Kentucky to victory, knocking down 20 points on 8-14 shooting. He also had six rebounds.

Immanuel Quickley also finished in double-figures, he had 12. PJ Washington finished with a double-double, totaling 10 points and 12 rebounds.

With the win, the Wildcats’ are 45-11 all-time in the SEC quarterfinals and are 23-3 in SEC Tournament games under John Calipari.

Kentucky now awaits the winner between Mississippi State (23-9) and No. 8 Tennessee (27-4). That semifinal game will tip off Saturday afternoon following Florida (19-14) vs. No. 22 Auburn (24-9) which tips off at 1 p.m. ET on ESPN.

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