Halftime: Kentucky leads Lamar 41-21

Posted at 6:42 PM, Nov 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-24 18:42:00-05

The BBN Showcase continued Sunday night at Rupp Arena, where Kentucky leads Lamar 41-21.

The Wildcats get off to a great start on both sides of the floor. They begin the game on a 10-0 run, forcing Lamar to call a timeout with 16:45 to play in the opening half.

After being up 15-2, Lamar would go on a 10-0 run of its own, pulling within 15-12 at the second media timeout of the half.

The Cardinals would tie the game up at 19 with just under 9 minutes to play in the half, but Kentucky would respond with a 5-0 run after Tyrese Maxey hit a 3, followed by a steal and dunk by Ashton Hagans. 24-19 Cats with 7:17 left in the half.

Maxey has taken over, leading Kentucky on an 18-0 run to extend the lead to 37-19 with 3:50 to play in the half. At this point, Maxey leads the way with 12 points and is 4-5 from beyond the arc.

At the half, Kentucky leads Lamar 41-21