The University of Kentucky men’s basketball team advanced to the round of 32 in the NCAA Tournament with a 79-70 victory over Northern Kentucky in the South Regional at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis on Friday night.
Next up for the No. 2-seeded Wildcats is a matchup with No. 10 seed Wichita State on Sunday.
Kentucky’s statistical leaders in Friday’s game:
Points: De’Aaron Fox, 19
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Rebounds: Bam Adebayo, 18
Assists: De’Aaron Fox, Derek Willis, 3
Steals: Isaiah Briscoe, Derek Willis, 2
Blocks: Derek Willis, 3
Turnovers: De’Aaron Fox, 6
Minutes played: Bam Adebayo, 37