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John Wall’s jumper with 0.5 remaining pushes Kentucky past Miami

John Wall recorded 19 points in his bebut, including the game-winner - phot courtesy of UKAthletics.com

recorded 19 points in his bebut, including the game-winner - phot courtesy of UKAthletics.com

freshman John Wall scored 19 points–including the game – winning jumper with 0.5 seconds remaining – to lift the fourth-ranked Wildcats to a 72-70 win over Miami of Ohio on Monday night.   After Miami's Kenny Hayes hit a 3-pointer to tie the game at 70 with six seconds left, Wall raced down the floor and pulled up from the wing. The ball fell through the net and Wall raced up the floor pounding his chest in celebration as the crowd roared.  had 17 points and 10 rebounds and had 10 points and 10 boards for the Wildcats (2-0).  Nick Winbush led Miami with 26 points and the RedHawks nearly pulled off the upset thanks to making 15 of 26 3-pointers. Read article.

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