Kentucky takes on Missouri Western State in Exhibition – all you need to know

vs Western State (EXH)
Sunday, Oct. 30 – 7 p.m. ET

Lexington, Kentucky
Radio: UK Sports Network

The Kentucky men’s basketball team continues exhibition season on Sunday, hosting  at Rupp Arena.

Kentucky played its Blue-White scrimmage in  last Saturday, although the Cats were without Oscar Tshiebwe,  and Sahvir Wheeler. The status of those three players for Sunday’s game are to be determined.

Despite the missing pieces, the Cats had a strong offensive performance, led by senior guard Antonio Reeves. The  transfer led all scorers with 26 points, hitting five three-pointers and all six of his free throws.

Freshman Adou Theiro had 21 points and 12 rebounds in the game, while senior hit four-of-five from long range on his way to 18 points.

The Blue-White came about two months after the Cats completed a four-game tour of the Bahamas. UK went 4-0 on the trip, with no game closer than 24 points. The Cats topped the Dominican Republic Select Team (108-56), Mexico’s Tec de Monterrey (102-40), Carleton (Canada) University (118-56) and the National Team (98-74).

Reeves led the team in scoring during that four-game tour, averaging 17.0 points per game. Jacob Toppin averaged 16.8 points in the Bahamas, while Wheeler scored 14.5. Tshiebwe posted 11.5 points and 11.3 rebounds per contest, while Cason Wallace (10.5 ppg) and Daimion Collins (10.0 ppg) also averaged double figures in scoring.

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