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COL BKB: Kentucky 75, Kansas 65

Nov. 16, 2011 at 12:59 AM   |   Comments

NEW YORK, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- All five Kentucky starters scored in double figures Tuesday in second-ranked Kentucky's 75-65 win over No. 12 Kansas at the Champions Classic in New York City.

Doron Lamb led the Wildcats (2-0) with 17 points and Terrance Jones chipped in 15 points.

Tyshawn Taylor led Kansas (1-1) with 22 points. Thomas Robinson contributed a double-double of 11 points and a dozen rebounds to the cause.

The score was tied 28-28 at halftime as Kentucky struggled to get into a groove.

The Wildcats erupted for 47 points in the second half. Marquis Teague and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist both scored 12 points in the half for the Wildcats, who shot 52 percent from the field for the game compared to 33.9 percent for Kansas.

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