UK Rolls In First Exhibition, Beats Northwood 93-61

11/01/2012 09:08 PM

After two exhibitions against each other, the UK basketball time finally went head-to-head with another squad last night at Rupp Arena, beating Rollie Massimino’s Northwood team, 93-61. After a slow start that saw the Cats fall behind 11-10, UK found their stride and cruised from there.

Archie Goodwin led the team with 22 points while fellow freshman Nerlens Noel added 17 to go with 11 rebounds and 4 blocks. The other three starters (Kyle Wiltjer, Ryan Harrow and Alex Poythress) all scored in double-digits as well, with Harrow’s 15 leading the group. The team’s 17 turnovers were alarming, including 9 combined between Goodwin and Poythress, but John Calipari said his team looked better than he expected.

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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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