College Basketball – UK has little trouble with Duquesne

DeAaron Fox helps lead UK to another win - Photo by Brendon Miller
DeAaron Fox helps lead UK to another win – Photo by Brendon Miller

Duquesne jumped out to an early 4-2 lead, but UK quickly reeled off 7 in a row for a 9-4 lead. Monk stays hot hitting a trey early. UK opens a 13-6 lead with their defense putting Duquesne on lockdown. Duquesne is 2-11 to start the contest.

UK vs DUQUESNE – Photos by Brendon Miller

UK has kept the pressure on Duquesne and just under 6:00 minute mark, UK is up 33-19. The Cats have balanced scoring in the first half and show no let down from their big win over Michigan State this past Tuesday. With halftime approaching, UK has opened up a 48 – 21 lead.

At the half at Rupp Arena, UK has a comfortable 27 point lead with the score of 50-23. Duquesne has a total of 6 field goals on 29 attempts for a 20.7%. Duquesne also has hit 2 of 14 from three point range. Kentucky has our rebounded Duquesne 28-16. Kentucky also leads with 12 assists to 2.

UK would go on to cruise to another easy victory by the score of 93-59.

KENTUCKY STATS

# Player PTS FG 3FG FT REB A PF TO MIN
00* FOX 16 5-13 1-2 5-8 7 6 2 1 31
03* ADEBAYO 12 5-8 0-0 2-3 8 1 2T 1 24
05* MONK 14 6-12 2-8 0-0 2 0 2 1 18
13* BRISCOE 13 4-10 0-1 5-6 3 5 0 3 17
32* GABRIEL 8 3-5 0-1 2-2 6 0 2 1 22
01 KILLEYA-JONES 6 3-5 0-0 0-0 3 0 2 0 13
10 DAVID 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 2 2
11 MULDER 13 5-11 3-8 0-0 4 1 1 1 20
14 WYNYARD 2 1-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 1 0 3
15 HUMPHRIES 2 1-2 0-0 0-0 3 0 1 0 10
20 CALIPARI 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 0 0 0 3
25 HAWKINS 2 1-5 0-2 0-0 3 4 1 0 20
30 PULLIAM 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 1 0 1 2
35 WILLIS 5 1-4 1-4 2-2 3 1 3 0 15
TM TEAM 5 0 0
TOTALS 93 35-76 7-26 16-21 49 19 17 11
GAME PCT 46.1 26.9 76.2