UK Men's Basketball

Box score from Kentucky’s 66-61 New Year’s Eve victory over Georgia

Georgia’s Yante Maten (1) and Kentucky’s Hamidou Diallo (3) reacted to a play during the second half in Rupp Arena on Sunday night.
Georgia’s Yante Maten (1) and Kentucky’s Hamidou Diallo (3) reacted to a play during the second half in Rupp Arena on Sunday night. aslitz@herald-leader.com

The University of Kentucky men’s basketball team improved to 11-2 after a 66-61 win over Georgia in its Southeastern Conference opener in Rupp Arena on Sunday night.

Next up for the 16th-ranked Wildcats is a visit to Baton Rouge, La., to take on LSU on Wednesday night.

Kentucky’s statistical leaders in Sunday’s game:

Points: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, 21

Rebounds: Wenyen Gabriel, 11

Assists: Shai-Gilgeous-Alexander, 4

Steals: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, 3

Blocks: PJ Washington, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, 2

Turnovers: Wenyen Gabriel, 3

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

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

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

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