Former Kentucky Wildcats top Tar Heel alums

DeMarcus Cousins - photo by Walter Cornett | WildcatWorld.com
– photo by Walter Cornett | WildcatWorld.com

On paper the University of and University of Alumni Game appeared to be a mismatch.

After all, the Kentucky roster had 10 players who are all currently on rosters while North Carolina only had eight players overall, with current Golden State Warriors and James Michael McAdoo as the only players on an NBA roster.

The former Tar Heels fought hard, but DeMarcus Cousins scored 33 points and grabbed 18 rebounds to help the Kentucky alumni to a 122-115 win over North Carolina in a charity game that benefited 17 organizations.

The game raised more than $1.1 million for the Calipari Foundation with $1.5 million being the expected total after the Calipari Basketball Fantasy Experience auction.

Source: CatsIllustrated.com – Former UK players top Tar Heel alums