No. 16 Kentucky takes down No. 17 Texas A&M in overtime for SEC tournament title

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Kentucky is the SEC tournament champion after knocking off No. 17 Texas A&M in a thrilling 82-77 overtime game in Nashville on Sunday. The Wildcats will earn the autobid from the SEC as they beat Alabama, Georgia and got revenge against the Aggies in the title game.

Sophomore point guard Tyler Ulis was sensational for the Wildcats as he finished with a team-high 31 points and added five assists. With the win, Kentucky is looking at a No. 2 or No. 3 seed as beating the Aggies gives them another great win late in the season. Kentucky (26-8) also had 17 points from Jamal Murray and 10 points each from Isaiah Briscoe, Alex Poythress and Derek Willis.

Texas A&M (26-8) was led by 32 points from Danuel House and this loss shouldn’t hurt them too much when it comes to NCAA tournament seeding. Jalen Jones added 15 points and Alex Caruso chipped in 11 points for the Aggies. With the loss, Texas A&M is looking at around a No. 4 or No. 5 seed later day and should be in solid