HALF: Kentucky 39, @alabamambb 29. Alex Reese with 10 points to lead Alabama.
Alex Reese leads the Tide with a quick 10 points, 2:55 remains in the 1st half.
🐘 24, UK 33
Tide reserves chip in 25 points, Alex Reese accounts for over half the points (15). Less than 15 minutes left to play in the 2nd half.
🐘 36, UK 49
What I’ve learned about Alabama Basketball:
There is no “star” on this team. In every game a new leader emerges. against Ole Miss it was Tevin Mack, tonight vs. Kentucky it’s looking like Alex Reese.
Kentucky has led by as many as 15. Alabama has cut it 28-21 with 4:42 to go in the half on back-to-back threes by Alex Reese. Cats on a two-minute scoring drought. Need to get that early energy back.
Kentucky 28, Alabama 21 (4:42, 1H)
Back-to-back threes from Alex Reese force a Kentucky timeout.
Kentucky 33, Alabama 24 (2:55, 1H)
The Tide has made its last three FGs, led by Alex Reese (10 points).
#Kentucky 53, #Alabama 40 (11:48 2H, media timeout)
Crimson Tide open the second half shooting just 4-of-12 while the Wildcats are maintaining its 40+ percent clip (6-of-15 FGs in 2H).
Alex Reese is leading the Tide with 15 points on 6-of-10 shooting. Everyone else is 8-of-35.
Kentucky 49, Alabama 36 (14:39, 2H)
Alex Reese leads the Tide with 15 points off the bench. He's been UA's most consistent contributor.