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Twitter reactions to Kentucky’s loss to Louisville

This is as brutal as it gets.

Kentucky v Louisville Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images

The Kentucky Wildcats entered Saturday on a five-game losing streak and in desperate need of a win to try and turn the season around.

Right from the start it was obvious that this was going to be a low scoring game as neither team could buy a basket.

Despite the sluggish start, Kentucky held a 13-11 lead at the under 12 media timeout.

However, in a rivalry game neither team is going to run away with it and this one was close throughout the first half as Louisville battled back to take a 21-19 lead with just under 8 minutes left.

Down the stretch of the first half, neither team did much scoring, which is on par with the rest of the half, but it was the Cards that held a 28-27 lead at the break.

The second half got off to a great start for the Cats as they turned defense into quick offense and built a 32-28 lead.

Then came the long scoring drought that we have seen this team have every game this season.

From the 17:15 mark until the 9:16 mark, the Cats failed to make a FG and found themselves down 45-41 staying alive with free throws.

Louisville’s lead grew to 50-43 but Kentucky would battle back and have the ball down 60-59 with 18 seconds to play.

Unfortunately, Olivier Sarr missed the potential game winner and BJ Boston missed the game tying three-point attempt at the buzzer as Louisville escapes with a 62-59 win.

Here is how Twitter reacted to the game:

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