Kentucky vs Missouri Final: 84-79 - Recap

Kentucky vs Missouri Final: 84-79 - Recap

Kentucky got 21 points from Aaron Harrison en route to an 84-79 victory over Missouri on Saturday at Mizzou Arena.

Bettors who backed Kentucky were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 1.5 at sportsbooks.

Kentucky got 20 points from James Young and another 18 points from Julius Randle. Andrew Harrison contributed 4 assists, while Julius Randle cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.

Missouri got a 33-point performance from Jabari Brown, who was supported by 28 points from Jordan Clarkson. Jordan Clarkson had 3 assists in a losing cause for Missouri, while Earnest Ross grabbed 6 rebounds.

Kentucky hit the break leading 42-32 before taking care of business in the second half.