Southeastern Conference Tournament - Kentucky vs LSU Final: 85-67 - Recap
Kentucky earned an 85-67 victory over LSU on Friday, getting 21 points from James Young at Georgia Dome.
Kentucky won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 4.5-point spread as favorites.
Julius Randle had 17 points for Kentucky and Aaron Harrison chipped in with 14 points. Andrew Harrison had 8 assists for them, while Julius Randle was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 16 boards.
LSU got 18 points from Johnny O'Bryant III in a losing cause and another 14 points from Andre Stringer. Jarell Martin contributed 4 assists for them, while Jordan Mickey had 13 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Kentucky were victorious, as the score was 42-32 at the break.
Kentucky won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 48-32.