Kentucky bounces back to beat Vanderbilt 74-70

Vanderbilt loses against ASU, eliminated from NCAA Tournament (Image 1)
Vanderbilt loses against ASU, eliminated from NCAA Tournament (Image 1)

The Kentucky Wildcats bounced back
from a 30 point loss to beat Vanderbilt 74-70 Wednesday night in Lexington.

With star forward Nerlens Noel out
for the season a knee injury the Wildcats got a career best performance from
seven-foot freshman Willie Cauley-Stein with 20 points, 7 rebounds and 3 blocked
shot. Archie Goodwin added 16 for the Wildcats.

Vanderbilt trailed by as many as 14
points but trimmed the lead to as little as three at 68-65 on a Kyle Fuller
three-point basket. The Dores got balance scoring with 17 points from Kedron
Johnson, 16 from Rod Odom and Josh Henderson added 14
more.

With the loss the Dores fall to
(10-15) for the season, they go to Mississippi State Saturday.

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