Boxscore and Game Notes: Kentucky vs. Windsor

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  • This was ’s first international exhibition game since August of 1995.
  • This was ’s first ever trip to Canada.
  • Kentucky will play again today vs. Western Ontario at 7 p.m. The game will be televised on the Big Blue Network as well as Fox Sports South and Fox Sports Ohio. The game will also be streamed live on UKathletics.com.
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    First-half notes

     

    • The Wildcats started Darius Miller, Jon Hood, Brandon Knight, and Josh Harrellson.
    • Darius Miller won the opening tip for the Wildcats.
    • scored the game’s opening basket.
    • Terrence Jones and were the first Wildcat subs on the evening.
    • After trailing 33-30, the Wildcats went an 11-0 run late in the first half and outscored the Lancers 15-2 to take a 43-35 halftime lead.
    • Freshman Brandon Knight led all scorers at the half with 15 points and led the Wildcats with five rebounds.
    • finished the first half shooting 47.1 pct. (16-34) while holding the Lancers to 34.3 pct. (12-35).
    • The Wildcats played all nine players when Jarrod Polson checked in with just over seven minutes to go in the game. All nine Wildcats scored.
    • Kentucky finished the game shooting 50.0 pct. (37-74) from the field.

     

    Second-half notes

     

    • Second half starters for were Darius Miller, Jon Hood, Brandon Knight, and Josh Harrellson.
    • Hood benefited from ’s up-tempo style, getting out on the open floor and finishing with three dunks.
    • Knight tallied 16 second half points.
    • Kentucky outscored the Lancers 52-27 in the second half.
    • The Wildcats shot 52.5 pct. (21-40) in the second half, while holding the Lancers to 28.1 pct. (9-32).

     

    Wrap-up notes

     

    • Darius Miller finished with a double-double, 18 points and 12 rebounds. Miller also dished out four assists, blocked two shots and recorded a steal.
    • Brandon Knight led all scorers with 31 points, while pulling down seven rebounds and dishing out four assists.
    • Josh Harrellson missed a double-double by a point, finished with 11 rebounds and nine points. ’s lone senior also recorded five blocked shots, a game high.
    • Jon Hood finished with four steals.
    • Kentucky had four players record four assists (Miller, Hood, Knight, Liggins).
  • The Wildcats enjoyed a +18 rebounding margin (47-29).