Wesley’s late shot lifts Notre Dame over No. 10 Kentucky
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - Freshman and hometown star Blake Wesley hit a go-ahead, pull-up jumper in the lane with 11.7 seconds left and Notre Dame beat No. 10 Kentucky 66-62.
Wesley broke a 62-62 tie and Dane Goodwin added a dunk as time expired, prompting fans to storm the Purcell Pavilion court.
The Irish scored the final five points in the closing 1:31.
Notre Dame ended a three-game losing skid in its first matchup of the season against a ranked team and improved to 4-4.
Oscar Tshiebwe scored 25 points for Kentucky, which had won seven in a row.
The Wildcats are 7-2.
Wesley and Goodwin scored 14 points each for the Irish, who erased a 53-48 deficit with an 11-1 spurt.
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12/11/2021 9:03:18 PM (GMT -5:00).