COL BKB: Kentucky 73, Mississippi State 64

Feb. 21, 2012 at 11:40 PM

STARKVILLE, Miss., Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Michael Kidd Gilchrist scored 18 points Tuesday and No. 1 Kentucky rallied from 13 points down at halftime for a 74-64 win over Mississippi State.

Anthony Davis had 13 points, 11 rebounds and two blocked shots for the Wildcats (27-1, 13-0 SEC), clinched at least a share of the SEC regular-season title. Darius Miller provided a spark off the bench for Kentucky, scoring all 12 of his points in the second half - including a pair of free throws that ignited a 20-4 run with just over 6 minutes remaining.

Dee Bost led Mississippi State (19-9, 6-7) with 21 points but had only one field goal in the second half. Arnett Moultrie added 13 points and 11 rebounds for the Bulldogs, who have lost three straight.

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