Tyler Ulis scored a career-high 21 points, and No. 2 Kentucky 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.Alex Poythress had 10 points and 10 rebounds, and Marcus Lee grabbed seven boards.
Sophomore guard Grant Benzinger, son of former major leaguer Todd Benzinger, had 19 points for Wright State.