Kentucky basketball rolled to an 86-69 win over No. 1-ranked Tennessee on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, at Rupp Arena. The Cats bounced back after loss to LSU. PJ Washington made case for SEC honors. Tennessee has a tough road ahead.
John Calipari and NBA scouts had questioned PJ Washington’s motor. But Washington was everywhere in Kentucky’s 86-69 victory over No. 1 Tennessee. The victory showed how much Washington and UK have grown.
Kentucky defeated Tennessee, 86-69, in Rupp Arena on Saturday night in a matchup of top five basketball teams. The Wildcats got big games from PJ Washington and Tyler Herro. The Vols lost their first SEC game.
The No. 1-ranked Tennessee Volunteers visit Rupp Arena to play the Kentucky Wildcats on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, in an SEC basketball game. The Volunteers are 11-0 in the conference and have won 19 straight games. UK is 9-2 in the league.
Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari talks about the play of freshman point guard Ashton Hagans in UK’s 86-69 win over top-ranked Tennessee on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, at Rupp Arena. Hagans came out of a slump to help orchestrate the win.