The University of Kentucky took on Eastern Kentucky University in its home opener at Rupp Arena in Lexington on Friday night. Kentucky defeated the Colonels, 91-49.
Next up for second-ranked Kentucky is a home game Tuesday night against Evansville, which is coached by former Wildcat Walter McCarty.
Kentucky’s statistical leaders in Friday’s game:
Points: Nick Richards, 21
Rebounds: Nate Sestina, 11
Assists: Ashton Hagans, Immanuel Quickley, 5
Steals: Ashton Hagans, 3
Blocks: Nick Richards, 4
Turnovers: Tyrese Maxey, 4