Boxscore and Game Notes: Kentucky vs Georgetown College (exhibition)

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  • This was Kentucky’s second and final exhibition game of the season.
  • Kentucky is 53-4 all-time in preseason exhibition games and has won 24 in a row.
  • Georgetown, already 3-0 on the season, is ranked No. 8 in NAIA Division I.
  • Kentucky officially opens the season Friday, Nov. 14 at home vs. Grand Canyon. Tipoff is set for 8 p.m. on the SEC Network.

First-Half Facts

  • Kentucky started with the lineup of Andrew Harrison, Aaron Harrison, Alex Poythress, Karl-Anthony Towns and  in both exhibitions.
  • scored the first basket of the game before Kentucky took control with a 16-0 run.
  • Ahead 16-7, went on another 16-0 run for a 32-7 advantage.
  • went to halftime ahead 60-24 as 10 different Wildcats scored in the opening stanza.
  • ’s starting five gave up only six points during their time on the court in the first half.

Second-Half Story

  • Kentucky hit the century mark with 8:10 remaining on a rebound basket by Dakari Johnson, making the score 100-39.
  • ’s largest lead of 69 points came at the final score of 121-52.

Team Notes

  • Kentucky’s “second platoon” was comprised of Tyler Ulis, Devin Booker, Trey Lyles, Marcus Lee and in both exhibitions.
  • Seven Wildcats scored in double figures although no player saw more than 19 minutes of action.
  • Kentucky shot 63.9 percent from the field.
  • The Wildcats won the rebounding 54-26.
  • scored at least 116 points in both exhibitions.
  • totaled 61 assists in the two exhibitions, including 32 assists tonight.

Individual Notes

  • Aaron Harrison led all scorers with 17 points, including 5 of 7 from 3-point range.
  • Alex Poythress (15 points), Trey Lyles (14), Karl-Anthony Towns (13), Willie Cauley-Stein (12), Dakari Johnson (12) and Devin Booker (11) also tallied in double figures.
  • Johnson collected a double-double with a game-high 10 rebounds along with his 12 points.
  • had a game-high six assists and also chipped in six points.