NCAA College Basketball: Kentucky Wildcats 74 Vanderbilt Commodores 70

Feb 20, 2013; Lexington, KY, USA; Kentucky Wildcats guard Archie Goodwin (10), forward Kyle Wiltjer (33), forward Willie Cauley-Stein (15) and forward Alex Poythress (22) celebrate at mid-court during the game against the Vanderbilt Commodores at Rupp Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports

Tonight was a win that Coach Cal and the struggling Wildcats needed. It was not as big of a victory as most fans would’ve liked but a win is a win. The Cats played very well throughout the game minus some miscues guarding Vanderbilt’s ten 3 pointers. Willie Cauley-Stein had the best game of his career as a Wildcat leading all scorers with 20 points, 7 rebounds and bringing out his inner Nerlens Noel down the stretch with 3 blocks and a steal. Kentucky shot an amazing 51.8% from the field in this one after a heart wrenching 30 point loss to Tennessee on Saturday. But despite their great field goal percentage the team still struggled from the line only shooting 12-21 but the Cats looked alive in this one, showing a lot of emotion from the start to finish and that’s something they needed. Kendren Johnson led the visiting Commodores with 17 points and 8 assists.


>Archie Goodwin-16 points, 6 rebounds and 3 assists

>Ryan Harrow-12 points, 5 rebounds, 4 assists and 1 steal

>Julius Mays-9 points, 6 rebounds, 6 assists and 1 steal

>Alex Poythress-7 points and 4 rebounds

>Kyle Wiltjer-7 points, 3 rebounds, 2 blocks and 1 steal

>Jarrod Polson-3 points, 3 rebounds and 1 assist


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