UK Puts Away Vandy, 74-70

02/20/2013 09:30 PM

The UK basketball team could not have looked more different Wednesday night from the team that was dismantled by Tennessee over the weekend. The Cats played efficient basketball in from of a loud Rupp Arena crowd, shooting 52% from the field and committing only 7 turnovers.

Freshman Willie Cauley-Stein led the way with 20 points, 7 rebounds and 3 blocks, while Archie Goodwin added 16 points, 6 rebounds and 3 assists. Sophomore point guard Ryan Harrow, who was back in the starting lineup, along with Alex Poythress, scored 12 points to go with 5 rebounds and 4 assists.

The Cats will now face Missouri Saturday at Rupp Arena as they try to keep their NCAA Tournament hopes alive. Be sure to check out KSTV Thursday as we break down the win over the Commodores and check in with ESPN’s Andy Katz.

About Thomas Beisner

Thomas Beisner is the Host of KSTV. Before joining cn|2 in August 2011 Thomas was Senior Managing Editor at Kentucky Sports Radio and was a regular presence on Lexington’s WLGX sports radio covering UK football and basketball. Thomas graduated from the University of Kentucky in 2006 with a degree in journalism and says he loves the creative nature of putting the show together as well as getting paid to write and talk about sports all day. Follow Thomas on Twitter @beisner_cn2.


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