BLOOMINGTON, IN - DECEMBER 04: Derek Elston #32 of the Indiana Hoosiers shoots the ball during the game against the Stetson Hatters at Assembly Hall on December 4, 2011 in Bloomington, Indiana. Indiana won 84-50. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Kentucky Vs. Indiana: Buzzer-Beating Three Gives Hoosiers The Upset Win

With a three at the buzzer, the Indiana Hoosiers knocked off the No. 1 Kentucky Wildcats in dramatic fashion, 73-72.

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Kentucky Vs. Indiana Final Score: Buzzer-Beater Lifts Hoosiers Over No. 1 Wildcats

Christian Watford hit a three-point buzzer-beater as time expired, lifting the Indiana Hooisers over the No. 1 Kentucky Wildcats 73-72 on Saturday evening.

The loss is Kentucky's first of the season and will drop them from the top spot in the rankings.

Watford led the Hoosiers with 20 points while Victor Oladipo put up 13 points and 7 rebounds. Watford went 4-of-6 from three-point range en route to 20 points for the Hoosiers (9-0), who recorded their first win over a top-ranked team since beating Duke in the 2002 NCAA Tournament.

Indiana is off to its best start since 1989-90.

Doron Lamb led the Wildcats with 19 points in the losing effort. Michael Kidd-Gilchrist posted 18 points and 8 boards.

The Hoosiers rode Cody Zeller and Oladipo in the first half, extending an early lead to 30-22. But Kentucky fought back, scoring the final seven points of the half and keeping it close throughout the entire second half.

For more on the Wildcats, visit Kentucky blog A Sea of Blue. For more on the Hoosiers, visit Indiana blog The Crimson Quarry.


Kentucky Vs. Indiana Halftime Score: Hoosies Hold One-Point Lead, 30-29

Kentucky's got better talent, but the Wildcats are down by one point against the Hoosiers on the road.

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