Kentucky Downs Mississippi 87-74 - Match Report
Mississippi was scorched by Kyle Wiltjer for 26 points as Kentucky defeated them 87-74 in NCAA action on Tuesday.
Kentucky was an underdog by 2.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors.
Kentucky got 24 points from Archie Goodwin and another 15 points from Alex Poythress. Archie Goodwin contributed 4 assists, while Nerlens Noel cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Mississippi got a 22-point performance from Ladarius White, who was supported by 21 points from Marshall Henderson. Jarvis Summers had 5 assists in a losing cause for Mississippi, while Reginald Buckner grabbed 9 rebounds.
Kentucky trailed at halftime, 38-37.
The rebound battle favored Mississippi as they grabbed 52 boards, while Kentucky only had 45.