UK moves to 3-0 in the Bahamas, routs Puerto Rico 93-57

08/12/2014 05:20 PM

The Cats continue to impress on the Big Blue Bahamas Tour. After defeating Puerto Rico 93-57 under the tutelage of assistant coach John Robic today, the team moved to 3 and 0 on the week. It was the second meeting between the teams. Monday, the Cats won by twenty-five.

Alex Poythress led UK with 15 points and 10 boards. Marcus Lee added 14 points. Towns and the Harrison twins finished with 10 points each.

KSTV’s Thomas Beisner and Mark Krebs break down the win.

Today was a huge day for Alex Poythress, who led the Cats with a double-double. His play has been electric all week. He’s the guy Cats fans are hoping will have a breakout season. Hopefully, this only the start.

A few players had surprise performances today — Derek Willis finished with 9 points including three rim-rattling dunks; Tyler Ulis won over the BBN after his unselfish 7 point performance; and Marcus Lee’s high-energy play and unfair length make it impossible for Coach Cal not to have him on the court this season.

About Mark Krebs

Mark Krebs graduated cum laude from the University of Kentucky in 2010 with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management and was a three-year letterman in basketball. He proved himself to three different coaches (Smith, Gillispie, and Calipari) in his four years with the Cats and eventually earned a scholarship after three years of being a walk-on. Mark is currently splitting time between his book tour for Beyond a Dream and starring as part-time co-host on KSTV.

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