Top-ranked Kentucky cruises past St. John’s, 81-59

Terrence Jones - photo by  John Sommers II | ReutersFreshman scored 15 points, grabbed 15 rebounds and had eight of a school-record 18 blocks in No. 1 Kentucky’s 81-59 victory over St. John’s on Thursday night.  added 26 points and nine rebounds for the Wildcats (7-0), who head into a highly anticipated showdown with No. 5 on Saturday on a high note after a stalwart defensive performance. Davis blocked four shots before the first timeout, and set the team record with Eloy Vargas’ swat with 2:42 to go. Davis finished one block short of tying the individual mark of nine set by in 1981 and matched by in 1993. God’s Gift Achiuwa scored 18 points and Moe Harkless added 16 for the Red Storm (4-4).


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