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Twitter reactions to Kentucky’s thrilling win over the Hokies

Lynn Bowden with a fairy tale ending to his college career.

The Kentucky Wildcats faced off with the Virginia Tech Hokies for their 4th straight bowl game appearance.

There was a lot of bad blood between these two teams that I don’t think anyone expected to see when the bowl schedule was set.

Earlier in the week, Virginia Tech players confronted Lynn Bowden at an event. .Then, a scuffle broke out during pregame warmups today that saw punches thrown by both sides.

You could tell emotions were high as soon as this one kicked off as each team received early unsportsmanlike penalties.

The first half started to get out of hand, but Kentucky stepped up and made big plays late to go into halftime trailing 17-14.

In the second half, each team made big plays as this one turned into more of a shootout rather than the defensive battle we expected.

Kentucky was down 6 with the ball in Bowden’s hands and he drove the Cats 85 yards down the field, finishing the drive with a TD pass with 15 seconds remaining to take the lead.

The defense would force a fumble, and a scoop and score as time expired extended the Cats’ lead as they win it 37-30 and win their 2nd straight bowl game.

What a coaching job by this staff, and what a season for the Cats!

Here is how Twitter reacted to the game:

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