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Auburn Falls 72-62 to Kentucky - Recap

Kyle Wiltjer scored 14 points leading Kentucky to a 72-62 victory over Auburn at Rupp Arena on Saturday.

Kentucky won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 17.5-point spread.

Ryan Harrow had 12 points for Kentucky and Willie Cauley-Stein chipped in with 12 points. Julius Mays had 2 assists for them, while Nerlens Noel was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.

Auburn got 15 points from Chris Denson in a losing cause and another 12 points from Noel Johnson. Josh Wallace contributed 4 assists for them, while Frankie Sullivan had 7 rebounds.

Kentucky led at halftime, 37-31.

Kentucky won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 35-29.