LIVE: UK/UC battle for bid in the Sweet 16


of the Kentucky Wildcats during the first half of the game against the Cincinnati Bearcats at KFC Yum! Center on Saturday, March 21, 2015 in Louisville , Ky. UK leads Cincinnati 31-24 at halftime. Photo by Michael Reaves

UK wins 64-51 over Cincinnati in a physical game. Cats keep undefeated season going into the Sweet 16, now 36-0.

Final media timeout. UK leads Bearcats 56-43. Aaron Harrison leads the charge with 13 points and is the only Cat in double figures.

With 7:30 to play, Cats have a 50-39 lead over the Bearcats. Aaron Harrison leads all scorers with 11 points.

UK leads 46-35 with over nine minutes left to play.

Aaron Harrison is feeling it from the three. He is now 3-for-6 from behind the arc. UK leads UC 42-34 at the under-12 timeout.

Cats’ lead back to seven, 39-32. 14:36 to go in the game.

UK has a five-point lead at the first media timeout of the second half. Towns and Andrew Harrison lead the team with eight points apiece.

Cats head into the half with a 31-24 lead over Cincinnati after a 10-0 run. UK freshman now have 20 of team’s 31 points.

Cauley-Stein sends the game into the final first-half media timeout with an explosive dunk over a UC defender. UK with the 25-24 advantage over the Bearcats.

Cats are 26 percent from the floor while Cincinnati is shooting over 47 percent. Bearcats lead 22-21 with 4:46 to go in the half.

UK-UC going back and forth with the lead now, but it’s UK with a 17-16 advantage over the Bearcats. 7:34 to go in the half.

Cincinnati up 9-6 over UK with 11:57 to go in the half. UK is 2-for-10 from the floor so far.

1-seed UK and 8-seed Cincinnati square off in the Round of 32. Winner moves on to Cleveland, Ohio, for a spot in the Sweet 16.

UK starters: Aaron Harrison, Andrew Harrison, Karl-Anthony Towns, Trey Lyles and Willie Cauley-Stein.

Cincinnati starters: Octavius Ellis, Troy Caupain, Gary Clark, Farad Cobb and Shaq Thomas.

All tied up at the first media timeout, 4-4.