The University of Kentucky men’s basketball team fell to 10-2 with a 73-70 loss to 10th-ranked Louisville at the KFC Yum Center in Louisville on Wednesday night.
In beating Kentucky for the first time since 2012 and for only the second time since John Calipari’s arrival at UK, Louisville improved to 11-1.
Next up for the sixth-ranked Wildcats is their Southeastern Conference opener at Mississippi on Dec. 29.
Kentucky’s statistical leaders in Wednesday’s game:
Points: De’Aaron Fox, 21
Rebounds: Bam Adebayo, Derek Willis, 9
Assists: De’Aaron Fox, Isaiah Briscoe, 3
Steals: De’Aaron Fox, 2
Blocks: Bam Adebayo, Wenyen Gabriel, 2
Turnovers: De’Aaron Fox, 4
Minutes played: Bam Adebayo, De’Aaron Fox, 35