Tyler Herro was the star of the show, as the freshman guard had a career-high 24 points to lead Kentucky. Fellow freshman Keldon Johnson added 15, while Ashton Hagans recorded a career-high 11 points to go with three assists and three steals.
PJ Washington had another do-it-all performance, as he went for five points, eight rebounds, three assists and four blocks. It came one week after he flirted with a triple-double with 11 points, 10 rebounds, eight assists and two blocks against North Carolina.
Kentucky wound up getting 64 of its 71 points from its starters. They also recorded nine steals and eight blocks to fuel arguably their best defensive effort of the season.
A close game for the first 10 minutes, the Wildcats (used an 11-0 run to take a 31-17 lead and never looked back. It was the first true road game for the Wildcats, and it came one week after a very impressive win over the Tar Heels on a neutral court.
Up next, Kentucky begins defense of its SEC championship on Saturday at Alabama.
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