Kentucky’s Hamidou Diallo and PJ Washington aren’t the only two Cats representing their home country in Egypt. Tai Wynyard is representing his home country of New Zealand. Today, Wynyard’s team fell to France 80-69. While his team squandered a lead at the half, Wynyard played very well. The Kentucky big man scored 12 points while pulling down 5 rebounds and dishing out 3 assists.
Today’s performance follows up a massive one from Wynyard yesterday. He scored 22 points, with 14 of them coming in the 4th quarter in a win over Korea.
If you’re curious, Calipari and company would only be able to play against Wynyard in the bracket portion of the championship.