UK Men's Basketball

Box score from Kentucky’s 103-61 win over Thomas More

Kentucky freshman Jarred Vanderbilt had to sit out Friday night’s exhibition opener with a foot injury but seemed to enjoy his teammates’ performance from the bench.
Kentucky freshman Jarred Vanderbilt had to sit out Friday night’s exhibition opener with a foot injury but seemed to enjoy his teammates’ performance from the bench. aslitz@herald-leader.com

The University of Kentucky men’s basketball team opened the exhibition portion of its 2017-18 schedule with a 103-61 victory over NCAA Division III Thomas More College in Rupp Arena on Friday night.

Next up for the Wildcats is a home exhibition game for charity against Morehead State on Monday night.

Kentucky’s statistical leaders in Friday’s game:

Points: Kevin Knox, 27

Rebounds: Wenyen Gabriel, PJ Washington, 10

Assists: Quade Green, 7

Steals: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, 4

Blocks: Wenyen Gabriel, 2

Turnovers: PJ Washington, 4

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

Click here to view Kentucky’s 2017-18 schedule.

After making three of four three-point attempts in Kentucky’s 103-61 win over Thomas More, Quade Green talks about his shooting and conditioning.

Kentucky freshman Kevin Knox reacts to teammate Wenyen Gabriel calling him a silent assassin after scoring 27 points in UK’s 103-61 win over Thomas More.

After Kentucky’s exhibition win over Thomas More, Wenyen Gabriel talked about the emphasis on conditioning.

Kentucky coach John Calipari admitted he couldn’t keep his pledge to be more patient with his young team, which rolled to a 103-61 exhibition win over Thomas More on Friday.

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