Kentucky Downs Cleveland State 68-61 - Match Report

Kentucky grabbed a 68-61 win over Cleveland State on Monday, behind a 15-point effort from Julius Randle at Rupp Arena.

Kentucky won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 24-point spread.

Kentucky got 12 points from Andrew Harrison and another 11 points from Aaron Harrison. Andrew Harrison contributed 5 assists, while Julius Randle cleaned the glass with 15 rebounds.

Cleveland State got 22 points from Bryn Forbes in a losing cause and another 15 points from Trey Lewis. Trey Lewis contributed 4 assists for them, while Sebastian Douglas had 6 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Cleveland State were victorious, as the score was 31-27 at the break.

Kentucky had a 42-35 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.