LSU coach says his team hung tough for win at UK

LSU basketball coach Will Wade talks to the media after his team’s 73-71 win over Kentucky on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, at Rupp Arena. The Tigers rallied from an eight-point halftime deficit to go 10-1 in SEC play.
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LSU basketball coach Will Wade talks to the media after his team’s 73-71 win over Kentucky on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, at Rupp Arena. The Tigers rallied from an eight-point halftime deficit to go 10-1 in SEC play.

John Clay is a sports columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader. A native of Central Kentucky, he covered UK football from 1987 until being named sports columnist in 2000. He has covered 20 Final Fours and 37 consecutive Kentucky Derbys.