For the third game in a row, UK’s three-point streak was in trouble. The Cats were 0-6 from behind the arc in the first half, and after they went another ten minutes without a trey in the second half, the BBN got restless. The live blog and Twitter were on fire with worried tweets about the 908-game long streak, to the point that the streak even got its own parody account:
@UK3ptstreak. Rupp got so worried that fans pleaded “THREE” each time the Cats brought the ball down the court in the last eight minutes. Drew Franklin declared the streak dead with four minutes left.
So, of course it was Aaron Harrison who saved the day. From his spot–THE SPOT–with 2:57 left, Aaron drained a three and the streak lived on. From there, the basket was open, and Karl Towns and Derek Willis added threes of their own.
I think this guy put it best: