No. 18 Kentucky 96, Morehead St. 60
Kastine Evans scored a career-high 23 points and No. 18 Kentucky
used a second-half scoring spree to cruise past Morehead State
96-60 in the season opener for both teams on Friday night.
Down 32-31 at halftime to the Eagles, the Wildcats opened the
second half on a 9-0 run and wouldn’t trail again. Kentucky
extended that early spree to a whopping 36-10 run at one point in
the second frame, and finished the half outscoring Morehead State
Kentucky’s 65 point outburst was the most scored in any half in
team history, as the Wildcats shot 69 percent (20 of 29) in the
A’dia Mathies added 16 points, Keyla Snowden had 15 and Maegan
Conwright chipped in 11 for the Wildcats.
Courtney Lumpkin led the Eagles with 12 points and Ashar Harris
grabbed 20 rebounds.
Kentucky has won eight straight against Morehead State and holds
a 25-4 all-time advantage.