Kentucky beats Harvard, 79-70

12/02/2017 05:32 PM

In their last game, Kentucky played what John Calipari said was their most complete effort of the season. Against Harvard on Saturday, it was a different story. The Cats walked away with a 79-70 win over a team that will likely be in the NCAA Tournament, but Calipari said the Cats struggled to make “winning plays”.

Kevin Knox led the team with 20 points and tied Nick Richards for the team lead in rebounds with 7. Richards also added 9 points. Hamidou Diallo (19 points, 6 rebounds) and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (12 points) also scored in double digits for Kentucky.

UK’s next game will be Saturday against Monmouth in New York.



Thomas Beisner

TJ is an Anchor for Spectrum News. You can catch his work on KSTV, the only nightly show in the state focusing on UK Sports. When it comes to UK Basketball, TJ covers recruiting, the NCAA tournament and everything in between. During March TJ probably sees the players more than he sees his family but he’s able to provide Spectrum News viewers the unique insight that only a lifelong fan can give. He’s also taken on several special programs including “Wildcat Forever: The John Stewart Story.” KSTV airs weeknights at 7:30 and 11pm on Spectrum News. You can also catch podcasts of the show as well as bonus podcasts, just find KSTV on Itunes. For the latest on everything going on with UK Athletics, recruiting or if you just need some hilarious parenting anecdotes follow TJ on Twitter @tjbeisner.

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