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Recap - Kentucky Defeats Vanderbilt 77-74

Kentucky earned a 77-74 victory over Vanderbilt on Tuesday, getting 24 points from Olivier Sarr at Rupp Arena at Central Bank Center.

Kentucky won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the -11.5-point spread.

Dontaie Allen had 14 points for Kentucky and Davion Mintz chipped in with 11 points. Devin Askew had 3 assists for them, while Olivier Sarr was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.

Vanderbilt got 18 points from Dylan Disu in a losing cause and another 18 points from Scotty Pippen Jr.. Scotty Pippen Jr. contributed 8 assists for them, while Dylan Disu had 10 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Vanderbilt were victorious, as the score was 40-34 at the break.

Vanderbilt had a 41-29 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.

Kentucky looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Florida. Vanderbilt will aim to get back on the winning track vs. Mississippi State.