NCAA Game Summary - Radford at Kentucky|
(Wednesday, November 23rd)
Final Score: (2) Kentucky 88, Radford 40
Lexington, KY (Sports Network) - Terrence Jones led a balanced attack with 17
points and eight rebounds, as the second-ranked Kentucky Wildcats destroyed
the Radford Highlanders, 88-40.
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist added 15 points and nine boards for the Wildcats (5-0),
who shot 50 percent from the field. Marquis Teague donated 13 points and five
Anthony Davis and Doron Lamb tallied 12 and 10 points, respectively, for
Kentucky, which went 21-of-24 from the foul line.
"We did better than the game before," Jones said. "We are still improving. We
showed a better effort on the things coach challenged us on."
Johnathan Edwards ended with 10 points and eight rebounds for the Highlanders
(3-4), who have lost three in a row.
Kentucky started the game on a 14-0 run and never looked back. Radford's first
field goal of the game came with 10:27 to play in the first half.
The Wildcats then used an 8-0 flurry to build a 22-2 lead with 8:35 to go.
Kentucky's margin grew to 45-14 at the break.
The home team cruised to victory in the second half.
"The fans here are very enthusiastic," Edwards said. "When you grow up as a
kid, you see Kentucky and this is a different atmosphere. We have played in
big arenas, but this place is different. The fans are passionate."
Wednesday's game was the first-ever meeting between these two programs on the
hardwood...Radford shot 26.2 percent from the floor and went 2-of-25 from
three-point range...The Wildcats extended their home winning streak to 36
games, including the 2009 NIT game at Memorial Coliseum and the last 35 games
at Rupp Arena...UK is a perfect 35-0 under Coach John Calipari at Rupp Arena,
the longest win streak in venue history.
11/23 22:47:36 ET