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Box score from Kentucky’s 65-62 NCAA Tournament win over Wichita State

De'Aaron Fox: I'm trying to drive the whole game

Kentucky guard De'Aaron Fox talks about his play and the Wildcats effort in the team's 65-62 win over Wichita State that put the Cats in the Sweet 16.
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Kentucky guard De'Aaron Fox talks about his play and the Wildcats effort in the team's 65-62 win over Wichita State that put the Cats in the Sweet 16.

The University of Kentucky men’s basketball team is moving on to the Sweet 16.

The Wildcats defeated Wichita State 65-62 in the NCAA Tournament South Regional round of 32 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis on Sunday afternoon.

Next up for the No. 2 seed Wildcats is a date with UCLA or Cincinnati in Friday night’s South Regional semifinals at FedEx Forum in Memphis.

Kentucky’s statistical leaders in Sunday’s game:

Points: Malik Monk, De’Aaron Fox, 14

Rebounds: Bam Adebayo, 10

Assists: Malik Monk, 4

Steals: Derek Willis, 3

Blocks: Malik Monk, 2

Turnovers: Isaiah Briscoe, 3

Minutes played: Derek Willis, 33

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 scores.

Click here to view NCAA Tournament scores.

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