Kentucky whip Ole Miss, 87-74
Kyle Wiltjer scored some sort of career-high 26 tips and Nerlens Noel set your university record together with twelve month period clogged shots
Ole Miss (17-3, 6-1) experienced it has the nine-game receiving talent snapped
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) Kyle Wiltjer obtained a career-high twenty six details plus Nerlens Noel set your classes document having twelve clogged images as Kentucky beat No. 16 Mississippi 87-74 about Tuesday night.
Kentucky (14-6, 5-2 Southeastern Conference) appeared as if the idea might work at a distance while using win, taking a 73-56 guide with eight a matter of minutes remaining. But your Rebels roared again using of sixteen instantly points, sawing the actual debt that will 73-72 using 4:22 left.
Ryan Harrow nailed your 3-pointer to stop Ole Miss' work and also Kentucky appeared to be capable to support on and earn for that fifth occasion with eight games. Archie Goodwin scored 24 tips and Alex Poythress included 15.
BOX SCORE:Kentucky 87, No. sixteen Ole Miss 74
Ole Miss (17-3, 6-1) had its nine-game profitable ability snapped. LaDarius White encouraged the actual Rebels together with 22 factors while Marshall Henderson included 21. Henderson designed some of 19 shots coming from the particular field, like just simply 2 of 11 coming from 3-point range.
Ole Miss possessed pretty much absolutely no generation in the paint thanks to help Noel, who was the actual game's almost all important participant regardless of an out of overnight on offense. The 6-foot-10 freshman was everywhere, forbidding the twelve month period game and altering innumerable more.
The Rebels' Murphy Holloway is the only real person while in the SEC averaging a double-double by using 14.8 things and 10.4 rebounds for every game, nonetheless they was held to help 10 points and also eight rebounds.
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With Noel brilliant about defense, Wiltjer furnished the offense. The 6-10 sophomore made 10 involving nineteen photographs with the discipline and five involving 12 through 3-point range.
Ole Miss led 38-37 during halftime in spite of generating merely thirteen regarding 44 photos (29.5 percent) on the field. Henderson brought about your Rebels together with sixteen points and White had 15.
Kentucky remained near as a consequence of Wiltjer's 17 things though Goodwin extra 10, even so the Wildcats effective creating on the no cost throw line, doing just simply 10 with 20.
Both teams effective creating by using break down trouble for nearly the whole very first 50 percent as well as had to help dig serious to the bench intended for bodies.
But once your second half started, your Wildcats ended up back at entire power plus their criminal offense exploded. Wiltjer make two first 3s to help drive Kentucky onward as well as lead became to be able to 71-56 with 11:27 remaining.
Kentucky's offense was very good for the duration of of which stretch, but the Ole Miss safeguard ended up being just like bad. The Wildcats built several effortless baskets with transition plus away questionable rebounds.
And along with Ole Miss wanting points, Henderson was mostly silent in the second half. The Rebels returned anyway, that has a spectacular 16-point run that slice this deficit to 73-72 by using 4:22 left.
Once again, your Rebels were being dissatisfied simply by their particular defense. Harrow click your vast open up 3-pointer as well as the Wildcats were able to gradually squeeze game away.
Holloway became Ole Miss' all-time contributing rebounder on Tuesday, passing Walter Actwood's track record together with his 946th rebound inside the following half.
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