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Tyrese Maxey and UK have the last laugh on Anthony Edwards and Georgia

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The Dawgs celebrated too early, while Edwards said Maxey was “too little.”

NCAA Basketball: Kentucky at Georgia Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

Tuesday night was a fun one for the Kentucky Wildcats, as they used a strong second half to upend Georgia 78-69 in Athens.

It was a game that saw the young Wildcats trail by nine in the first half and were down much of the second half until the 8:09 mark when they took the lead for good.

But what made it really sweet was how UK silenced the Dawgs after they celebrated their 37-31 halftime lead as if they won the game:

But oh, it gets better.

Georgia star Anthony Edwards, who finished the game with 23 points on 8/17 shooting, got a little too cocky after scoring a layup on Tyrese Maxey, telling the UK freshman he was too small.

However, it was Maxey who racked up the statsheet with 17 points on 7/15 shooting), four(!) blocks, eight assists and seven rebound. More importantly, his team won, giving the Wildcats the last laugh on this night.

“Yeah, we’re going to have a conversation about that,” Maxey said of Edwards’ gesture after the game. “I’m probably going to call him as soon as I get off the plane. I just saw it on ESPN too. We’re going to have to have a conversation about that.”

That conversation needed only to be one word long: Scoreboard.