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Wall’s FTs give Kentucky win

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — John Wall sank a pair of free throws with 20 seconds left and had a big blocked shot to send No. 2 Kentucky to a 58-56 win over No. 17 Vanderbilt on Saturday night.

Kentucky (26-1, 11-1 SEC), which beat Vanderbilt 85-72 on Jan. 30, grabbed a two-game lead over Vanderbilt in the SEC East and dealt the Commodores (20-6, 9-3) their first home loss this season. It was the first time the Wildcats swept the regular season series since 2005.

Wall’s free throws gave the Wildcats a 57-53 lead, but John Jenkins answered with a 3-pointer to pull Vanderbilt within a point