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Malik Monk saves UK in epic clash with North Carolina (video)

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Kentucky vs North Carolina in Las Vegas will be one you tell your kids and grandkids about, mainly because of Malik Monk.

Oh. My. Goodness.

Kentucky vs North Carolina was viewed as one of the best regular-season games we’d see this season. It ended up being an all-timer. It came in large part due to Malik Monk having a game for the ages, a 47-point outing that saw him hit two clutch three-pointers to put UK up 101-100 with 18 seconds remaining.

Breath...it's ok now. UK was able to hold on for a 103-100 win that will go down as one of, if not the best matchup ever between these two blue-bloods.

It actually looked for a bit like Monk's night would be a remembered for his 27-point first half, which pushed UK out to a lead the Cats maintained until the final minutes before UNC took the lead.

But Monk ended up scoring eight points in the final 3:23 of the game to help the Wildcats escape with the win.