Kentucky freshman guard Jamal Murray led all scorers with 21 points, lifting the top-ranked Wildcats to an eighty four-63 rout of South Florida on Friday in the inaugural Hoophall Miami Invitational.
Kentucky (6-) jumped out to a forty two-21 guide at halftime and was by no means challenged. Freshman forward Skal Labissiere additional 17 points and freshman guard Charles Matthews arrived off the bench to rating eleven for the Wildcats.
In an successful offensive functionality, the Wildcats shot fifty per cent from the ground and turned the ball more than only 8 instances.
South Florida guard Jahmal McMurray arrived off the bench to guide the Bulls with thirteen points. Middle Jaleel Cousins and forward Chris Perry every included 12 details.
Former Kentucky assistant Orlando Antigua is now the head mentor at South Florida. Antigua put in 5 seasons as an assistant below Kentucky mentor John Calipari.
The Bulls (1-five) have misplaced seventeen straight games to rated opponents and are now -five all time against a crew rated No. one by the Linked Press.
The get did come at a cost for the Wildcats. Sophomore guard Tyler Ulis endured a hyperextended elbow and experienced to leave the sport.
Kentucky will open SEC perform up coming 7 days at South Carolina.