UK wins 4th straight SEC Tournament championship

UK wins 4th straight SEC Tournament championship
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(FOX19) - Kentucky is the SEC Tournament champion – again.

UK beat Tennessee 77-72 Sunday in St. Louis to win a fourth straight conference tournament title and the program's 31st overall.

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander led Kentucky with 29 points. Kevin Knox added 18 and Wenyen Gabriel scored 12.

UK made seven three-pointers against Tennessee after making 12 in the Wildcats' win over Alabama in the SEC semifinals.

UK improves to 24-10 and has seemingly improved its NCAA Tournament seed drastically with a hot finish to the season.

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