Three Kentucky players registered double-doubles as the Cats blasted Tec de Monterrey (Mexico) 102-40 on Thursday night at Baha Mar Resort.
Sahvir Wheeler had 14 points and 10 assists while Chris Livingston had 14 points and 10 rebounds in the win. Oscar Tshiebwe had 10 points and 14 rebounds, while Jacob Toppin notched 12 points and grabbed 11 boards.
Three other Cats scored in double figures in the game. Adou Thiero had 13 points for UK, Antonio Reeves added 11 and Daimion Collins had 10 as Kentucky won in blowout fashion for the second straight night.
Kentucky made 40 of 75 (53.3 percent) from the floor in the game, despite hitting just seven of 26 (26.9 percent) from behind the arc. The Cats dominated the boards, grabbing 65 rebounds to just 22 for Tec de Monterrey.
Walter Cornett, of Glendale, Kentucky, is the owner and operator of Walter’s Wildcat World. He founded WildcatWorld.com in 1998 making it one of the oldest Kentucky basketball fan sites in operation today.