The University of Kentucky men’s basketball team improved to 15-5 overall and 5-3 in the Southeastern Conference after a 78-65 win over Mississippi State in Rupp Arena on Tuesday night.
Next up for the Wildcats is a visit to seventh-ranked West Virginia in the Big 12/SEC Challenge on Saturday night.
Kentucky’s statistical leaders in Tuesday’s game:
Points: PJ Washington, 22
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Rebounds: Hamidou Diallo, Jarred Vanderbilt, 7
Assists: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, 6
Steals: PJ Washington, 3
Blocks: Hamidou Diallo, PJ Washington, 2
Turnovers: Kevin Knox, 4