Kentucky beats Wright State 78-63 to improve to 4-0

Tyler Ulis - photo by Walter Cornett
– photo by Walter Cornett

Tyler Ulis scored a career-high 21 points, and No. 2 beat Wright State78-63 on Friday night.

The Wildcats (4-0) followed Tuesday night's impressive victory over No. 5 Duke by shooting 53 percent from the field, with the 5-foot-9 Ulis setting the tone by getting to the basket and the foul line. He was 5 for 9 from the field and 10 for 12 from the line with five assists, after he collected 18 points and six assists against the Blue Devils.

Kentucky held the Raiders (1-3) to 36 percent shooting and outrebounded them 37-27. had 10 points and 10 rebounds, and grabbed seven boards.

Sophomore guard Grant Benzinger, son of former major leaguer Todd Benzinger, had 19 points for .