The Kentucky Wildcats rolled to a 101-49 win in their home opener against overmatched on the strength of seven three pointers by Kyle Wilther and a career high 22 points for Alex Poythress in their home opener. UK rebounded from a tough loss to Duke on Tuesday night and used a 39-2 run to put the game away.
Julius Mays added 10 assists as the Wildcats played their second straight game without point guard Ryan Harrow.
The Cats shot nearly 65 % from the field and, in a statistical oddity, shot an idential 20-of-31 from the field in both halves. UK was lethal from beyond the three-point arc at 11-of-19 for 57.9%. The full box score his here.
Up next for the Cats is a date with instate rival Morehead State at 7 p.m. on Wednesday.go back