Kentucky rolls past Northwood in exhibition

Nerlens Noel - photo by Tammie Brown |
Nerlens Noel – photo by Tammie Brown |

 scored 22 points, Nerlens Noel added 17 and Alex Poythress had 11 as No. 3 Kentucky’s highly touted freshman class led five Wildcats in double figures in a 93-61 exhibition victory over on Thursday night.  Noel added 11 rebounds and four blocks for the Wildcats, who got 15 points from sophomore guard  and 12 from sophomore forward Kyle Wiltjer. Willie Cauley-Stein, another freshman, had eight.  For the Wildcats’ freshmen – following in the footsteps of a team that won last season’s championship with rookies  and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist – the debut was even better than expected.

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