Willie Cauley-Stein matched a season high with nine blocked
shots for Kentucky (8-2), which bounced back from Friday’s loss
to Baylor. Aaron Harrison and Andrew Harrison added 13 points
apiece for the Wildcats, who had a dominating 43-27 rebounding
edge while overcoming 19 turnovers.
Anthony Drmic scored 18 points for Boise State (8-1), which shot
just 31.9 percent from the field. Derrick Marks added 14 points
but was just 6-of-18 from the field.
The Wildcats saw a 10-point halftime advantage whittled to 48-41
before scoring eight straight while holding Boise State
scoreless for four minutes. Young’s alley-oop dunk made it 62-43
with 8:35 to play and Kentucky’s lead never dipped below 11 the
rest of the way.
Young scored 17 first-half points as Kentucky took a 41-31
halftime lead. Cauley-Stein had five blocks and Randle grabbed
eight rebounds prior to the break.
GAME NOTEBOOK: Cauley-Stein has blocked 28 shots over the last
four games and has 43 on the season. … Boise State ranked second
in the nation in scoring (91.9) before being held way below its
average by the Wildcats. … The double-double was Randle’s eighth
in 10 college games.
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