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College Basketball: Gabriel nets 12 as Kentucky wins SEC

Field Level Media
March 11. 2018 8:53PM
Kentucky Wildcats forward Wenyen Gabriel (32) holds up the championship trophy after the Wildcats defeated Tennessee in the SEC championship game at Scottrade Center. (Billy Hurst-USA TODAY Sports)

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored a game-high 29 points, including a key jumper in the last minute as Kentucky edged No. 13 Tennessee 77-72 on Sunday to win its fourth straight Southeastern Conference tournament at Scottrade Center in St. Louis.

Manchester, N.H.’s Wenyen Gabriel chipped in 12 points for the Wildcats (24-10) before fouling out.

Admiral Schofield paced the second-seeded Volunteers (25-8) with 22 points and 10 rebounds,

Atlantic 10 tournament

Davidson 58, Rhode Island 57: Freshman guard Kellan Grady hit the decisive jumper to cap a 17-point effort and Davidson is headed to the NCAA Tournament after posting a victory over No. 25 Rhode Island in the championship game of the Atlantic 10 tournament on Sunday at Capital One Arena in Washington.

Grady’s short baseline floater marked Davidson’s first field goal in 12 minutes, 50 seconds and accounted for the one-point margin with 1:14 left.

Ivy League

Penn 68, Harvard 65: Danell Foreman scored 19 points as the Quakers earned their first NCAA berth since 2007.