Recap - Kentucky Defeats Portland 74-46
|Recap - Kentucky Defeats Portland 74-46|
Kentucky blew out Portland on Saturday, running up the score in a 74-46 win at Rupp Arena.
Kentucky was a 25-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Kentucky got 15 points from Alex Poythress and another 15 points from Archie Goodwin. Ryan Harrow contributed 6 assists, while Nerlens Noel cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Portland got 15 points from Ryan Nicholas in a losing cause and another 11 points from Kevin Bailey. Oskars Reinfelds contributed 4 assists for them, while Ryan Nicholas had 13 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Kentucky were victorious, as the score was 35-20 at the break.
Kentucky had a 44-39 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.