Kentucky has its way against Missouri, 86-37

Aaron Harrison - photo by Walter Cornett
Aaron Harrison – photo by Walter Cornett

scored 16 points including five 3-pointers, and top-ranked finally earned a conference victory in regulation by drilling 86-37 on Tuesday night.

After needing overtime to beat Mississippi and by nine total points, the Wildcats (16-0, 3-0 Southeastern Conference) had the overmatched Tigers (7-9, 1-2) under control by halftime with a 44-18 lead. The margin eventually reached 49 in the final minute as rolled to its most decisive outcome since last month’s 39-point rout of UCLA.

Harrison played a big role in that by making most of the Wildcats’ eight long-range baskets. It was the second time in three games he has made at least five from behind the arc.

added 13 points and 12 as shot 48 percent from the field. The Wildcats also held to a season-low 27 percent and outrebounded the Tigers 46-27.