Takeaways from Kentucky's win over North Carolina
12/19/2016 07:30 PM
Still reliving Saturday night’s classic between Kentucky and North Carolina? So are we. The back-and-forth scoring affair had a tournament-like feel to it, as the Wildcats are Tar Heels both showed why they should be considered among the elite teams this season.
Malik Monk’s historic 47 point performance earned him SEC Player of the Week while De’Aaron Fox’s 24 point, 10 assist game earned him SEC Freshman of the Week. The Wildcats almost gave it away at the end, but Malik Monk’s 3-pointer with 16.7 seconds left in the game sealed the deal as Kentucky (10-1) beat North Carolina (10-2) 103-100.
Lachlan McLean, Bradley McKee and Mark Krebs recap the game here: