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RAW VIDEO | Despite Murray's 33, Kentucky can't keep up with Vanderbilt, falling 74-62

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Kentucky freshman guard Jamal Murray came into Saturday's game at Vanderbilt on some kind of streak.

Murray had scored at least 20 points in his last seven games, dating back to Feb. 2. Not only did he make it eight games Saturday, but he did in just 17 minutes.

But even with Murray on that hot streak, he didn't get much help, as the No. 16 Wildcats lost their sixth SEC road game to Vanderbilt, 74-62.

UK held just a three-point lead at halftime despite Murray's 21 points, and the Commodores rode the momentum coming out of the locker room.

Vanderbilt took the lead early on in the half, and UK was reeling after senior forward Alex Poythress picked up his fourth foul with 15 minutes left. 

The Wildcats had no offensive consistency. Poythress ultimately fouled out with more than eight minutes to go. He scored 0 points.

The foul trouble and lack of offense plagued UK down the stretch. In a hostile road environment, even Murray's hot streak couldn't be the Wildcats' singular source of offense.

In desperate need of a signature win to help their NCAA Tournament resume, the Commodores finished the game with relative ease in front of a ruckus crowd at Memorial Gymnasium.

Murray finished with 33 points and nine rebounds.

Sophomore guard Tyler Ulis shot just 5-20 from the field. Only four players scored for UK, which missed 11 of its last 12 shots to end the game.

The Wildcats have two days off before traveling to Florida for a 7 p.m. game on ESPN.

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