Cats finally become ’empowered’ in big win over Mizzou

Julius Mays - photo by Chet White | UKAthletics.com
Julius Mays – photo by Chet White | UKAthletics.com

Minutes after grabbed the final rebound and the Kentucky Wildcats left the court with smiles on their faces, the speakers at started blaring Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believin’.”

It was hard to believe a week ago, but the Cats have risen from the ashes, rebounded from a devastating season-ending injury to and moved on from a humiliating loss at with their best victory of the season.

Thanks to the heroics of Julius Mays, the out-of-nowhere performance by and the second-half surge by Archie Goodwin, the Cats rallied back from 13 points down and captured a thrilling 90-83 overtime victory over Missouri on Saturday night in front of deafening crowd of 24,380.

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