UK Men's Basketball

Box score from Kentucky’s 61-58 NCAA Tournament loss to Kansas State

Kentucky’s Wenyen Gabriel (32) and PJ Washington celebrated during the first half of the Cats’ NCAA Tournament game against Kansas State in Atlanta on Thursday night.
Kentucky’s Wenyen Gabriel (32) and PJ Washington celebrated during the first half of the Cats’ NCAA Tournament game against Kansas State in Atlanta on Thursday night. aslitz@herald-leader.com

The University of Kentucky men’s basketball team’s season ended early Friday morning in a 61-58 loss to Kansas State in the NCAA Tournament’s Sweet 16 at Philips Arena in Atlanta.

Next up for the Wildcats is their 2018-19 season opener against Duke in the Champions Classic at Indianapolis on Nov. 6.

Kentucky’s statistical leaders in Thursday’s game:

Points: PJ Washington, 18

Rebounds: PJ Washington, 15

Assists: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, 5

Steals: PJ Washington, 3

Blocks: Kevin Knox, PJ Washington, Wenyen Gabriel, 1

Turnovers: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, 5

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.

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