Barclays Center Classic - Kentucky Defeats Lafayette 101-49 - Recap
The battle between Kentucky and Lafayette didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Lafayette was handed a 101-49 defeat on Friday at Rupp Arena.
Kentucky got 23 points from Kyle Wiltjer and another 22 points from Alex Poythress. Julius Mays contributed 10 assists, while Nerlens Noel cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Lafayette got 13 points from Tony Johnson in a losing cause and another 7 points from Seth Hinrichs. Zach Rufer contributed 3 assists for them, while Zach Rufer had 6 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Kentucky were victorious, as the score was 51-31 at the break.
Kentucky won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 31-27.