Marshall 24 30 54
Kentucky 33 49 82
Date of game: 12/22/2012

Recap: Kentucky vs. Marshall

Lexington, KY (Sports Network) - Ryan Harrow poured in a career-high 23 points as the Kentucky Wildcats completed a 82-54 rout of the Marshall Thundering Herd in a non-conference bout at Rupp Arena.

Archie Goodwin contributed 18 points for Kentucky (8-3) despite a poor 4-of-17 performance from the field. Nerlens Noel recorded his first career double- double with 11 points and 10 rebounds. Alex Poythress also had a solid outing with nine points and the same number of boards as the Wildcats won for the fourth time in a row.

Elijah Pittman paced Marshall (7-6) with 20 points and Dennis Tinnon chipped in 14 points. Nigel Spikes grabbed a game-high 16 rebounds for the Thundering Herd.

The game was a closely contested battle at the start, but Kentucky closed out the first half on a 13-4 run to build a 33-24 halftime lead. The Wildcats were in front at the break despite going 1-of-13 from three-point range as Marshall shot 27.6 percent from the floor in the opening 20 minutes.

The Thundering Herd hardly improved after halftime and made just 31.3 percent of their field goal attempts in the second period. Kentucky cruised to the victory by hitting 50 percent of its shots from the floor and 15-of-19 at the free throw line in the final 20 minutes of play.

The Wildcats outscored Marshall, 52-20, in the paint and scored 26 points off of turnovers to fend off the Herd.

Game Notes

NASCAR News
Kahne gets three-year extension from Hendrick

Kasey Kahne will continue to drive for Hendrick Motorsports through the 2018 Sprint Cup season, signing a three-year contract extension on Thursday.

D-backs reportedly land Tomas

The Arizona Diamondbacks have reportedly come to terms with Cuban power-hitting outfielder Yasmany Tomas on a six-year, $68.5 million contract.

NHL suspends Garbutt, Lowry for separate incidents

The National Hockey League handed down a pair of suspensions on Thanksgiving, one to a member of an American-based club and one to a member of a Canadian franchise.

Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.