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Cats beat Bulldogs 85-63 in SEC opener

LEXINGTON, KY (WAVE) – The University of Kentucky Wildcats beat the Mississippi State University Bulldogs with a final score of 85-63 in this year's SEC season opener.

Both teams had 10-3 records going into the game that tipped off at 8 p.m. Wednesday night at Rupp Arena.

The Cats were down 37-40 at the half, but were able to come back. Wednesday's win marks the third home victory in a row for UK after they beat out Belmont 93-80 on December 21 and the University of Louisville Cardinals 73-66 on December 28.

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