(Saturday, December 21st)
Final Score: (18) Kansas 86, Georgetown 64
Lawrence, KS (SportsNetwork.com) - Tarik Black and Joel Embiid each scored 17 points and combined for 14 rebounds as the No. 18 Kansas Jayhawks easily cruised past the Georgetown Hoyas, 86-64, on Saturday afternoon. Kansas (8-3) returned to Allen Fieldhouse for the first time since Nov. 22 and the friendly confines suited the Jayhawks just fine, as they connected on 54.3 percent of their shots to win going away. Andrew Wiggins added 12 points and Naadir Tharpe chipped in 10 for the Jayhawks, winners of two straight after setbacks at Colorado and Florida. Markel Starks netted 19 points to pace the Hoyas (7-3), who had their six-game winning streak snapped.
Final Score: (19) Kentucky 93, Belmont 80
Lexington, KY (SportsNetwork.com) - Julius Randle had 29 points and 10 rebounds in the 19th-ranked Kentucky Wildcats' 93-80 victory over the Belmont Bruins on Saturday. Randle missed just two of his 10 shots from the field and went 13-of-19 from the foul line for the Wildcats (9-3), who bounced back from a loss to North Carolina last Saturday. Aaron Harrison tallied 23 points, seven assists and six rebounds for Kentucky, which went 26-of-36 from the charity stripe. Willie Cauley-Stein donated 16 points and seven boards. Craig Bradshaw and Drew Windler ended with 22 and 21 points, respectively, for the Bruins (8-5), who have lost three in a row.
12/21 14:44:14 ET