COL BKB: Kentucky 104, LIU-Brooklyn 75

Nov. 23, 2012 at 9:37 PM

LEXINGTON, Ky., Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Archie Goodwin and Alex Poythress both had 22 points and nine rebounds Friday in helping No. 7 Kentucky roll over Long Island-Brooklyn 104-75.

The Wildcats hit two out of every three shots they took from the field and shook off a slow start to put together their most solid showing of the season.

Goodwin and Poythress combined to hit 17-of-26 field goal attempts and Kentucky dominated the backboards 40-29.

Kentucky improved to 4-1 and kept the Blackbirds winless in their four outings. Nerlens Noel added 18 points for Kentucky and Julius Mays had 15.

Long Island had a three-point lead with 4 minutes left in the first half, but the Wildcats scored the final 15 points of the period and coasted from there.

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