Kentucky Downs Tennessee 75-65 - Match Report
Kentucky grabbed a 75-65 win over Tennessee on Tuesday, behind a 17-point effort from Kyle Wiltjer at Rupp Arena.
Kentucky won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 13-point spread.
Kentucky got 12 points from Ryan Harrow and another 12 points from Nerlens Noel. Ryan Harrow contributed 4 assists, while Nerlens Noel cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Tennessee got 23 points from Jordan McRae in a losing cause and another 9 points from Derek Reese. Trae Golden contributed 6 assists for them, while Jarnell Stokes had 5 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Kentucky were victorious, as the score was 34-31 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Kentucky as they grabbed 34 boards, while Tennessee only had 30.