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John Calipari

Selden leads No. 4 Kansas past No. 20 Kentucky 90-84 in OT

Wayne Selden Jr. was tired of driving into the teeth of the Kentucky defense and getting his shot swatted away, so the Kansas guard decided in overtime to dunk no matter who got in his way.

His emphatic slam over 6-foot-11 freshman Skal Labissiere proved to be the exclamation point on the finest performance of his career — and an important victory for the Jayhawks.

Selden finished with a career-high 33 points, seven of them in overtime, and fourth-ranked Kansas beat the No. 20 Wildcats 90-84 on Saturday night in the premier showdown of the Big 12/SEC Challenge.

"Just had to get back out there and be aggressive, be a tougher team than we had been the last...