Arizona State 58
Final from Lexington, Kentucky
No. 5 Kentucky overcame a poor first half to put away Arizona State 72-58 Saturday afternoon at Rupp Arena.
Jamal Murray led the Wildcats (9-1) with 17 points, including 12 in the second half. Marcus Lee came off the bench for 14 points, 7 rebounds and 5 blocked shots. Tyler Ulis had 12 points and 6 assists.
Tra Holder had 15 points and Kodi Justice added 12 for Arizona State (6-3).
Kentucky's Alex Poythress had a scare in the first half when he hyperextended his right knee and had to leave the game. Poythress returned in the second half to contribute 10 points and 6 boards.
The Wildcats will return to action next Saturday against Ohio State at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
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