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Social media reactions to close win over Mississippi State & NCAA top-16 reveal

A double dose of game reactions and top-16 seed reactions.

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NCAA Basketball: Kentucky at Mississippi State Matt Bush-USA TODAY Sports

In a big day for the Kentucky Wildcats, they go into Starkville and get a grind-it-out victory over the Mississippi State Bulldogs, 71-67. The pushes the Wildcats’ win streak to ten straight.

Kentucky jumped out to an 18 point lead early in the second half, but as par for the course, Mississippi State stormed back and threatened the Wildcats’ nine game win streak, but could never pull ahead.

PJ Washington continues his hot streak with another 20 point game, putting up 23, but would eventually foul out late in the second half.

Ashton Hagans had another solid outing as well, putting up eight points, nine assists, but only adding one steal. Tyler Herro added 12 points and hit a huge three point shot late to give the Wildcats some breathing room.

But before, the game tipped, the NCAA selection committee released its top-16 seeds as of right now for the NCAA tournament and Kentucky landed the top 2 seed overall, landing in the Midwest Region with Virginia as the 1 seed.

Now, on to LSU.

Here’s what social media had to say about the Wildcats’ performance and their seeding:

And now for the NCAA top-16 reactions:

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