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UK hang on in double OT and beats Texas A&M to stay perfect

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(FOX19) - It took two overtimes for the University of Kentucky Wildcats to keep their perfect season alive as they beat Texas A&M 70-64 at College Station Saturday afternoon.

UK outscored the Aggies by six points in the second overtime to lift the Wildcats to victory.

Freshman guard Tyler Ulis, of Lima, Ohio, scored a crucial three point shot to give the Wildcats a 66-63 lead with less than 90 seconds left in the second overtime.

Dakari Johnson and Devin Booker both hit their back-to-back free throws to seal the win.

Booker led UK with 18 points, three rebounds, one assist and one steal. 

Aaron Harrison was the only other Wildcat with double digit points having 12 points.

Danuel House led the Aggies with 25 points and nine rebounds

The Wildcats (15-0, 2-0 SEC) look to keep their undefeated streak alive when they play Missouri (7-7, 1-0 SEC) on Tuesday at Rupp Arena at 9 p.m.

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