Kentucky scores first 24 points, beats UCLA 83-44

Devin Booker - photo by Walter Cornett | WildcatWorld.com
Devin Booker – photo by Walter Cornett | WildcatWorld.com

had 19 points and No. 1 scored the game’s first 24 points in an 83-44 victory over on Saturday.

added 15 points, and the Wildcats (12-0) handed the Bruins (8-4) one of their most-lopsided losses ever.

The first meeting between the storied programs in eight years turned ugly as soon as the game started, with dominating in every possible way.

The 24-0 run at the start of the game was eight shy of the record between two Division I teams, set by against New Hampshire on Dec. 12, 1990. And the 41-point margin was seven shy of the Bruins’ record.

Wildcats led 41-7 at the intermission, the lowest points total in a half for and the fewest by a opponent since December 1943.

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