Kentucky romps in 93-57 victory over Puerto Rico

Alex Poythress - photo by Tammie Brown |
Alex Poythress – photo by Tammie Brown |

At some point during this trip, the Wildcats have to come back down to earth, right?

That was the expectation Tuesday as the Cats headed into their third game in three days in the sweltering Kendal G.L. Isaacs National Gymnasium in Nassau, Bahamas. Against a collection of Puerto Rico national team reserves thirsty for a little redemption after getting embarrassed by 25 points on Sunday, some letdown was anticipated from UK.

That script looked like it might come to fruition early in Tuesday’s game when stumbled to a lethargic start, but the deep and athletic Cats – who are doing nothing to temper the mushrooming preseason hype – quickly tore it up.

They just kept skyrocketing to the rim.

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