UK Men's Basketball

Box score from Kentucky’s 95-75 NCAA Tournament win over Buffalo

Kentucky players looking forward to Sweet 16 in Catlanta

After win over Buffalo, Kentucky players talk about getting to South Regional semifinal Thursday night in Atlanta.
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After win over Buffalo, Kentucky players talk about getting to South Regional semifinal Thursday night in Atlanta.

The University of Kentucky men’s basketball team improved to 26-10 by defeating Buffalo 95-75 in the NCAA Tournament’s round of 32 at Taco Bell Arena in Boise, Idaho, on Saturday.

Next up for the No. 5 seed Wildcats is a Sweet 16 matchup at Philips Arena in Atlanta against either No. 16 seed UMBC or No. 9 seed Kansas State on Thursday night.

Kentucky’s statistical leaders in Saturday’s game:

Points: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, 27

Rebounds: Wenyen Gabriel, 11

Assists: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, 6

Steals: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, PJ Washington, 2

Blocks: Hamidou Diallo, 2

Turnovers: Kevin Knox, 4

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.

Click here to view scores from around the nation.

Click here to view the NCAA Tournament bracket.

Photos of Hamidou Diallo from the 2017-2018 Kentucky basketball season. Music: www.bensound.com

Kentucky alumni and fans get ready for the round 2 match up between the Wildcats and Buffalo in the NCAA tournament.

Photos from the 2017-2018 Kentucky basketball season of Shai Gilgeous-Alexander. Music: www.bensound.com

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