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Box score from Kentucky’s 99-76 victory at Ole Miss

Bam sees team benefitting from his enhanced role

Bam Adebayo sees how Kentucky can be a better team when he is a low post presence.
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Bam Adebayo sees how Kentucky can be a better team when he is a low post presence.

The University of Kentucky men’s basketball team improved to 11-2 with a 99-76 victory over Mississippi in Oxford, Miss., on Thursday night.

The game, which featured a triple-double by Kentucky’s Isaiah Briscoe, was the Southeastern Conference opener for both teams.

Next up for the eighth-ranked Wildcats is a home game against Texas A&M on Tuesday night.

Kentucky’s statistical leaders in Thursday’s game:

Points: Malik Monk, 34

Rebounds: Isaiah Briscoe, 10

Assists: Isaiah Briscoe, 11

Steals: Malik Monk, 4

Blocks: Bam Adebayo, 3

Turnovers: Isaiah Briscoe, 2

Minutes played: Isaiah Briscoe, 36

Click here to view a complete statistics report from the game.

Click here to view Kentucky’s 2016-17 statistics.

Click here to view Kentucky’s 2016-17 schedule.

Click here to view scores from around the nation.

Click here to view the SEC standings.

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