Kentucky 55
Alabama 24 35 59
Date of game: 1/22/2013

Recap: Alabama vs. Kentucky

Tuscaloosa, AL (Sports Network) - Nick Jacobs scored 14 points off the bench to help lead the Alabama Crimson Tide to a 59-55 win over the Kentucky Wildcats in SEC action at Coleman Coliseum.

Trevor Releford added 13 points and Levi Randolph netted 11 points for Alabama (12-6, 4-1 SEC), which has won four consecutive games.

For Kentucky (12-6, 3-2), Kyle Wiltjer had 14 points and Julius Mays chipped in 12 points. Nerlens Noels tallied eight points, 13 rebounds, and a career- high-tying seven blocks for the Wildcats, who had won four of their previous five.

Kentucky found itself leading 33-24 at halftime by shooting 48.3 percent from the floor and outrebounding Alabama, 22-11. The Tide made less than 36 percent of their field goal attempts in the half.

Alabama continued to struggle from the field after intermission (.379), but the Wildcats were ice-cold as well, shooting just 8-of-27 (.296). The Tide took the lead for good, 40-38, on an Andrew Steele layup with less than 10 minutes remaining, and while UK got its deficit back to one on a few occasions, Alabama closed the game out by going 6-of-8 from the foul line in the final 30 seconds.

The Tide shot 15-of-21 from the foul line on the night and committed just six turnovers, while the Wildcats were a mere 6-of-11 from the stripe with 13 turnovers.

Game Notes

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