Ulis' 24 points leads No. 23 Kentucky past Arkansas, 80-66

Kentucky's Tyler Ulis, right, shoots around Arkansas' Trey Thompson (1) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016, in Fayetteville, Ark. Kentucky won 80-66. (AP Photo/Samantha Baker)
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FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) Tyler Ulis scored 24 points to lead four Kentucky players in double figures as the No. 23 Wildcats bounced back from a loss at Auburn with an 80-66 victory at Arkansas on Thursday night.

The win is the first for John Calipari as coach of the Wildcats in Bud Walton Arena, where he improved to 2-4 all-time – including a win with Memphis in 2003.

Jamal Murray added 19 points, Derek Willis 12 and Skai Labissiere 11 for Kentucky (14-4, 4-2 Southeastern Conference), which avoided losing two straight games for the first time since 2014.

Dusty Hannahs led the Razorbacks (9-9, 3-3) with 20 points, while Anthlon Bell had 16 and Moses Kingsley 13.