Evansville Defeats No. 1 Kentucky in Historic Upset

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Published on November 13, 2019 - Duration: 00:57s

Evansville Defeats No. 1 Kentucky in Historic Upset

Evansville Defeats No.

1 Kentucky in Historic Upset.

Evansville's win was tied for the third-largest college basketball upset in the past 15 years, according to ESPN.

Kentucky were 25-point favorites for Tuesday night's game in Lexington.

The Wildcats defeated preseason No.

1 Michigan State last week.

And jumped to No.

1 in this week's 'Associated Press' poll.

โ€œI donโ€™t know if anything matches this, other than winning a national championship.โ€ - Walter McCarty, Evansville coach, via statement.

Evansville was picked in the preseason to finish eighth of 10 teams in the Missouri Valley Conference.

Gardner-Webb's upset of Kentucky in 2007 is the biggest upset in the last 15 seasons, according to ESPN.


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