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James Crisp, Associated Press
Kentucky's Doron Lamb (20) puts up a shot next to Alabama's Tony Mitchell during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lexington, Ky., Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012.

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Darius Miller hit four free throws in the final minute and freshmen Marquis Teague and Anthony Davis each added two more as No. 2 Kentucky held on to beat Alabama 77-71 on Saturday for its 47th straight home victory.

Kentucky (19-1, 5-0 Southeastern Conference) led the entire second half, but Alabama's Trevor Releford scored all 17 of his points in the second half to keep the Crimson Tide (13-6, 2-3) close until the end.

Terrence Jones, who finished with 15 points, made Kentucky's final field goal with 6:57 left, but the Wildcats hit 23 of 29 second-half free throw attempts — including all eight in the final minute — in a game that featured 45 fouls.

Doron Lamb had 14 points and freshman Michael Kidd-Gilchrist added 13 for the Wildcats.