Emichigan 14 24 38
Kentucky 38 52 90
Date of game: 1/2/2013

Recap: Kentucky vs. Eastern Mich

Lexington, KY (Sports Network) - Kyle Wiltjer paced five teammates in double figures with 17 points as the Kentucky Wildcats dismantled the Eastern Michigan Eagles, 90-38, in non-conference action at Rupp Arena.

Alex Poythress scored 16 points for Kentucky (9-4), while Ryan Harrow added 15 points, eight assists, and four steals. Julius Mays chipped in 13 points, Willie Cauley-Stein tallied 11 points and 11 rebounds, and Nerlens Noel grabbed 13 boards for the Wildcats, who have won five of six.

For EMU (7-6), which shot just 24.2 percent from the floor, only Glenn Bryant scored in double-digits with 10 points.

Kentucky shot a modest 44 percent from the field in the first half, but it was nonetheless able to open up a commanding 38-14 halftime lead thanks in part to a 12-of-16 showing from the foul line.

The Wildcats improved to 57.1 percent shooting after intermission on their way to the dominating 52-point win.

Kentucky held a 52-27 advantage on the boards and forced 19 EMU turnovers.

Game Notes

Defense wins out in Chattanooga spring game

Defense dominated at the Chattanooga football team's spring game as the White team beat the Blue, 6-0, Saturday at Finley Stadium.

Manziel apologizes following rehab stint

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel issued a statement Friday, offering an apology and thanks to fans, teammates and the organization for support during his recent stay at a treatment facility.

Peavy put on DL with back strain

Jake Peavy's lingering back issues forced the struggling San Francisco Giants to place the veteran pitcher on the 15-day disabled list Saturday.

Oilers win lottery for top NHL draft pick

New York, NY (Sports Network) - The Edmonton Oilers won the NHL Draft Lottery on Saturday and will have the No. 1 pick for the fourth time in six years.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.