The temperature outside may have been hot in Nassau on Saturday, but it wasn’t as hot as the Kentucky Wildcats were inside the Baha Mar Resort.
Kentucky made 48 of 82 (58.5 percent) shots, including 15 of 30 (50 percent) from behind the arc, on the way to a 118-56 blowout win over Carleton (Canada).
Jacob Toppin led the charge for the Cats, making 11 of his 14 shots, including five of six from long range, on his way to 27 points. Toppin added six assists, two steals and a pair of rebounds in the game. Antonio Reeves was also hot, making five of eight from behind the arc on his way to 23 points.
Kentucky, which won in blowout fashion for the third straight game, got 17 points and six assists from Sahvir Wheeler, while Cason Wallace had 15 points, five steals, four assists and three rebounds. Oscar Tshiebwe had just eight points but did grab 13 rebounds in 22 minutes of action.