Belmont kept within striking distance of UK for more than half the game, but the Cats used their famous “40 minutes of dread” defense and a stellar performance by their bench to pull away late in the second half for a 71-55 victory.
Follow this page for live updates of the Cats’ grudge match against North Carolina in Rupp Arena. Starting for UK are Andrew Harrison, Aaron Harrison, Karl Anthony-Towns, Willie Cauley-Stein and Trey Lyles. Lyles usually comes in with the second platoon but is filling in for Alex Poythress today, who’s out for the season with an ACL tear. UNC starters […]