Kentucky vs. Virginia 11/16/18

We are underway here from Rupp Arena as Kentucky hosts Virginia for the first time ever. Virginia has control of the ball. Wildcats start 0-of-7 from the field but have hit their last three shots. UVA has 6 turnovers and the Cats have scored 6 points off of them. Wildcats ice cold from the field the start the game shooting just 27% or 4 -of-15 but have turned it up on defense forcing 10 UVA turnovers.

Kentucky 8, UVA 8 End 1st Quarter

They can’t buy a basket! UK getting open looks but can’t get them to fall shooting just 23% from the field. UVA is 7-of-11 from the field with 10 points in the paint. UK seemed to have a much better rhythm offensively late in the 1st half. Cats are still 10-of-37. Maci Morris leads the way with 6 points.

Kentucky 21, UVA 20 Half time

Cats start off the 3rd quarter with a 9-2 run and have the biggest lead of the game of 8 points (30-22). Wildcats outscore UVA 23-11 in the third quarter to grab a double digit lead. Maci Morris and Blair Green each have 9 points.

Kentucky 47, UVA 31 End 3rd Quarter

Wildcats in control here in the 4th quarter. All 9 Wildcats that have played have scored a point. Virginia on a 7-0 run as Kentucky’s offense has gone cold. Taylor Murray is the 34th player in school history to reach 1,000 career points. A big push in the 2nd half and great defense forces 32 UVA turnovers.

Kentucky 63, UVA 51 Final

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