NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Vanderbilt never led but never went away, losing a tough one 65-57 at top ranked Kentucky Tuesday night.
Kentucky started the game with a 7-0 run, but the Commodores battled back to make it a 3-point game at 24-21 on a 3-point play by guard Riley LaChance.
In the second half the Cats led by as many as 12 at 45-33, but the Commodores closed the gap once again and were down only 58-54 with 2:36 to play.
Aaron and Andrew Harrison scored 11 big points for the Wildcats down the stretch as they held on for the win.
LaChance led Vanderbilt with 16 points and Matthew Fisher-Davis had 13.
The Dores are now 8-18 all-time against top ranked teams. Vanderbilt falls to 11-7, 1-4 in the SEC.