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NCAA Game Summary - Marshall at Kentucky



(Saturday, December 22)

Final Score: Kentucky 82, Marshall 54

Lexington, KY (Sports Network) - Ryan Harrow poured in a career-high 23 points as the Kentucky Wildcats completed a 82-54 rout of the Marshall Thundering Herd in a non-conference bout at Rupp Arena.

Archie Goodwin contributed 18 points for Kentucky (8-3) despite a poor 4-of-17 performance from the field. Nerlens Noel recorded his first career double- double with 11 points and 10 rebounds. Alex Poythress also had a solid outing with nine points and the same number of boards as the Wildcats won for the fourth time in a row.

Elijah Pittman paced Marshall (7-6) with 20 points and Dennis Tinnon chipped in 14 points. Nigel Spikes grabbed a game-high 16 rebounds for the Thundering Herd.

The game was a closely contested battle at the start, but Kentucky closed out the first half on a 13-4 run to build a 33-24 halftime lead. The Wildcats were in front at the break despite going 1-of-13 from three-point range as Marshall shot 27.6 percent from the floor in the opening 20 minutes.

The Thundering Herd hardly improved after halftime and made just 31.3 percent of their field goal attempts in the second period. Kentucky cruised to the victory by hitting 50 percent of its shots from the floor and 15-of-19 at the free throw line in the final 20 minutes of play.

The Wildcats outscored Marshall, 52-20, in the paint and scored 26 points off of turnovers to fend off the Herd.

12/22 19:34:16 ET

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