Recap - Kentucky Defeats Mississippi State 85-55
|Recap - Kentucky Defeats Mississippi State 85-55|
Mississippi State was run off the court by Kentucky on Wednesday as they blasted them 85-55 at Rupp Arena.
Kentucky won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 21.5-point spread as favorites.
Kentucky got 19 points from Ryan Harrow and another 16 points from Alex Poythress. Ryan Harrow contributed 4 assists, while Alex Poythress cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Mississippi State got 13 points from Fred Thomas in a losing cause and another 10 points from Colin Borchert. Craig Sword contributed 2 assists for them, while Gavin Ware had 6 rebounds.
Kentucky hit the break leading 42-19 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Kentucky as they grabbed 42 boards, while Mississippi State only had 29.