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Kentucky Wildcats Highlights and Box Score from Starkville Thriller

The Cats grind out another win thanks to De’Aaron Fox putting on a show.

NCAA Basketball: Kentucky at Mississippi State Spruce Derden-USA TODAY Sports

Pretty or ugly, a win is a win.

Ugly has been the choice as of late for Kentucky, who had to grind out another hard-fought SEC affair, this one being in Starkville against an up-and-coming Mississippi State quad.

The Wildcats led by as many as 18 points in the second half, but the Bulldogs made fierce rally late to make this a game down to the wire.

But just as they’ve done, Kentucky’s guards made clutch play after clutch play to notch an 88-81 win. This time, it was De’Aaron Fox leading the way with 21 points, five assists and five rebounds.

Derek Willis chipped in 13 points on 5-of-6 shooting and five boards. Wenyen Gabriel added 13 points on 5-of-5 shooting and eight boards.

Here is the final box score:

Enjoy highlights of another thrilling win:

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