>> March Madness - Recap - Kentucky Defeats Wisconsin 74-73
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Kentucky earned a 74-73 victory over Wisconsin on Saturday, getting 17 points from James Young at AT&T Stadium.
The game was a push (tie) for betting purposes as the final score was identical to the 1 number at most sportsbooks.
Kentucky got 16 points from Julius Randle and another 10 points from Dakari Johnson. Andrew Harrison contributed 4 assists, while Dakari Johnson cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Wisconsin got a 15-point performance from Ben Brust, who was supported by 15 points from Sam Dekker. Traevon Jackson had 3 assists in a losing cause for Wisconsin, while Frank Kaminsky grabbed 5 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Wisconsin were victorious, as the score was 40-36 at the break.
Kentucky won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 32-27.