Nerlens Noel opened the scoring for UK and it's the fourth time this season he's scored first for the Cats.
Kyle Wiltjer was the first sub off the bench for the Blue and White. He has been the first sub a team-leading eight times this season.
Wiltjer connected on Kentucky's first 3-point attempt of the game at the 16:20-minute mark of the first half to extend UK's 3-point streak to 848 consecutive games which is a standard that ranks as the third longest such streak in the nation.
Kentucky opened the game to a 9-0 lead. The Aggies scored a free throw at the 13:38 mark for the first tally of the game for the home team. The nine-straight points to open the game were the most to begin a game this season.
With the game tied 13-13, UK utilized a 17-8 run to end the half to take a 30-21 lead at the break. UK improves to 14-1 this season when leading at the half.
Texas A&M was 18-19 at the free throw line as a team, including 17-17 during regulation.
Today's game marked the first overtime contest of the season for the Cats. UK is now 52-43 all-time when games need an extra period to decide. The last overtime game was Feb. 3, 2011 in a 77-76 loss at Arkansas.
Harrow, Mays and Noel all played more than 40 minutes in today's game. They are the first players to top the 40-minute mark since Josh Harrellson, Brandon Knight and Darius Miller did so in the Arkansas overtime contest.