It wasn’t pretty early on, but Kentucky bounced back after a rough start to stay within one of Kansas at halftime, 34-33. Kevin Knox leads all scorers with 12 points, including 3-4 from behind the arc, followed by Hamidou Diallo with 6. PJ Washington and Nick Richards spent most of the half on the bench in foul trouble.
Kentucky is very fortunate to only be down by one considering they were outrebounded 24-13. The Cats’ effort on the boards was atrocious, and as Calipari said, there’s no way they’ll win this game if they keep that up.
Despite some ugly stretches, Kentucky has clawed its way into this game despite their youth. Buckle up for the second half, which should be spicy given this trash talk as the teams left the floor:
— David Scott (@Finna_Go_HAM) November 15, 2017