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Kentucky 92, Winthrop 47

Associated Press

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Rhyne Howard had the third triple-double in Kentucky history to lead the 19th-ranked Wildcats to a 92-47 win over Winthrop.

Howard scored 22 points with 10 rebounds and 10 assists - plus five steals - for the first UK triple-double since Makayla Epps (21-11-12) on Nov. 18, 2015, as the Wildcats (3-1) bounced back from a loss at top 10 Indiana.

Dre'una Edwards added 20 points and Robyn Benton 14 among the five Kentucky players in double figures.

Jaelyn Royal scored 11 to lead Winthrop (0-4). Myra Strickland had 10.

An 11-0 run late in the first quarter, with five different payers scoring, put Kentucky up 25-6. Winthrop got within 11 by the end of the quarter but early in the second a 16-0 run wrapped it up.

Kentucky scored 36 points off 28 Winthrop turnovers.


Winthrop
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
J. Royal F 31 3-12 3-4 2-4 2-5 0 0 1 2 3 11
L. Paisana G 32 1-5 0-0 0-1 0-4 2 0 1 5 3 2
A. Ross G 29 3-6 0-1 2-4 2-4 2 0 1 4 1 8
A. Alexe G 20 0-3 0-0 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 4 0 0
T. Hall G 5 0-1 0-0 0-0 1-2 0 0 0 1 0 0
S. Hunter 29 3-5 1-2 0-0 2-10 2 2 1 3 1 7
N. Tsumas 21 2-6 0-0 1-4 1-2 1 0 1 2 2 5
J. Ingram 12 1-4 0-0 0-0 0-1 1 0 0 1 0 2
M. Strickland 12 4-9 1-2 1-4 0-0 2 0 0 3 2 10
L. Malinka 9 1-2 0-0 0-1 0-1 1 0 0 3 0 2
Totals   200 18-53
(.340)
5-9
(.556)
6-19
(.316)
9-32 11 2 5 28 12 47


Kentucky
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
D. Edwards F 26 9-14 1-2 1-2 4-7 1 0 0 1 1 20
T. Hunt G 29 5-12 1-5 0-2 2-8 2 0 1 1 2 11
R. Howard G 28 8-16 2-3 4-8 4-10 10 0 5 0 2 22
J. Massengill G 28 3-4 0-0 1-1 0-4 6 0 1 0 0 7
R. Benton G 24 6-15 0-0 2-5 1-3 2 0 5 4 1 14
J. Walker 24 3-7 2-2 2-4 2-3 3 0 3 2 2 10
O. Owens 21 3-6 0-0 0-0 4-4 0 2 0 1 3 6
E. King 14 1-3 0-0 0-1 0-2 1 0 1 1 2 2
K. Crenshaw-Gill 6 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Totals   200 38-77
(.494)
6-12
(.500)
10-23
(.435)
18-43 25 2 16 11 13 92


Officials: Eric Brewton, Troy Winders, Timothy Greene




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