For these Wildcat freshmen, this debut was even better than expected

Archie Goodwin, Alex Poythress and Ryan Harrow - photo by Tammie Brown |
Archie Goodwin, and Ryan Harrow – photo by Tammie Brown |

Kentucky’s highly touted freshman class sent Big Blue Nation home from Thursday night’s exhibition opener against with something to feel good about.

scored 22 points, added 17 and had 11 as the rookies led five Wildcats in double figures in a 93-61 exhibition victory.

Noel added 11 rebounds and four blocks for the third-ranked Wildcats, who got 15 points from sophomore guard Ryan Harrow and 12 from sophomore forward Kyle Wiltjer. Willie Cauley-Stein, another freshman, had eight points.

“We were better than I thought we’d be,” Wildcats coach said. “We’re way away from where we need to be.”

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