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Box score from Kentucky’s 76-68 loss at South Carolina

Kevin Knox: We don’t know how to close games out

Kentucky forward Kevin Knox talks to the media after his team lost a 14-point lead in the second half and fell 76-68 at South Carolina.
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Kentucky forward Kevin Knox talks to the media after his team lost a 14-point lead in the second half and fell 76-68 at South Carolina.

The University of Kentucky men’s basketball team fell to 14-4 overall and 4-2 in the Southeastern Conference after a 76-68 loss to South Carolina in Columbia, S.C., on Tuesday night.

Next up for the 18th-ranked Wildcats is a home game against Florida on Saturday night.

Kentucky’s statistical leaders in Tuesday’s game:

Points: Kevin Knox, 21

Rebounds: Kevin Knox, 8

Assists: Jarred Vanderbilt, 3

Steals: Kevin Knox, PJ Washington, 2

Blocks: Nick Richards, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Sacha Killeya-Jones, Jarred Vanderbilt, Wenyen Gabriel, 1

Turnovers: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, 6

Click here to view a complete statistics report from the game.

Click here to view Kentucky’s 2017-18 statistics.

Click here to view Kentucky’s 2017-18 schedule.

Click here to view scores from around the nation.

Click here to view the SEC standings.

Kentucky Coach John Calipari talks to media after his team’s 76-68 loss at South Carolina.

South Carolina Coach Frank Martin after his team’s 76-68 win over Kentucky.

Kentucky freshman Jarred Vanderbilt made his 2017-18 debut Tuesday night at South Carolina. Previously sidelined with a foot injury, Vanderbilt had six points, five rebounds and three assists in 14 minutes.

No. 18 Kentucky led by 14 points before South Carolina rallied for a 76-68 victory in Columbia, S.C., on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2018.

Kentucky warms up for its game against South Carolina at Colonial Life Arena in Columbia.

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