Observations: Kentucky 82, Auburn 80

“You can’t give up 52 points in a half and expect to win a basketball game, let alone make history."

PG Sharife Cooper (Kentucky Athletics)

Auburn was 20 minutes away from making history Saturday.

The Tigers hadn’t beaten Kentucky in Rupp Arena since 1988. It only happened one other time, ever, in program history — 1983.

Auburn was up by six points at halftime Saturday against a struggling Kentucky team that continued to look frustrated on offense. Play a…

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