1:00 PM ET, March 14, 2010
Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, TN
Wall scores 7 in OT after Cousins' basket forced extra period in SEC title game
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- John Calipari only had questions once he and his Kentucky Wildcats finished celebrating their Southeastern Conference tournament championship."How did we win this game? How did we go to overtime? I don't know," Calipari said.Credit his fantastic freshmen who scored to get them to overtime and then won the game, even if they celebrated a little prematurely.
• John Wall scored 7 of his 17 points in overtime as the Wildcats won their 26th SEC tournament title and first since 2004. UK is now 8-0 in games decided by five points or less and/or OT.
• Eric Bledsoe led the Wildcats with 18 points and has scored in double figures in four straight games.
• DeMarcus Cousins, whose tip-in at the buzzer in regulation sent the game to overtime, finished with 10 points and 10 rebounds for his 20th double-double of the season.
• Mississippi State had its six-game win streak in SEC tournament games snapped as it was denied back-to-back titles.
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