Kentucky Blasts Ole Miss, 96-78

02/28/2018 09:10 PM

The Kentucky basketball team made it four-in-a-row as they blew out Ole Miss in their final game at Rupp Arena this season.

The Cats found themselves in the middle of a physical battle in the game’s opening minutes as Ole Miss received three technical fouls, including the ejection of Marcanvis Hymon, and Kentucky received one. But UK maintained their composure and took a 50-42 lead into the break.

In the second half, Ole Miss gave Kentucky a scare as they briefly took the lead, but Kentucky turned it on in the game’s final minutes, walking away with a 96-78 win. Kevin Knox led the team with 22 points, while Quade Green had 18. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander flirted with a triple-double, finishing with 17 points, 10 assists and 7 rebounds. Wenyen Gabriel added 15 points and 6 rebounds.

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