NCAA Basketball

Abilene Christian Wildcats (27-7)


Tue. 3/5 Sat. 3/9 Fri. 3/15 Sat. 3/16 Thu. 3/21
vs. SFA 
W 72-58
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vs. IncWor 
W 81-52
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vs. SELa 
W 69-66
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vs. UNO 
W 77-60
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@ Kty 
L 44-79
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Bluegrass romp: Kentucky blows out Abilene 79-44 at NCAAs

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) Kentucky could afford to be down a man against NCAA Tournament newcomer Abilene Christian.

Going forward, the Wildcats are surely going to need that guy who was zipping around the arena on a scooter, most of his lower left leg covered by a hard cast.

With PJ Washington sidelined by a sprained foot, second-seeded Kentucky still romped past the small Texas school 79-44 on Thursday night - a huge mismatch that was over by halftime.

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Leaders
Points: J. Lewis13.8
Rebounds: J. Lewis6.1
Assists: J. Franklin4.9
FG%: J. Lewis46.6%
FT%: J. Lewis73.3%
3P%: P. Ricks39.5%
Steals: J. Franklin1.8
Blocks: J. Friday1.0
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Duke32-6
2 Virginia35-3
3 North Carolina29-7
4 Gonzaga33-4
5 Michigan State32-7
6 Tennessee31-6
7 Kentucky30-7
8 Michigan30-7
9 Texas Tech31-7
10 Florida State29-8
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Virginia35-3
2 Texas Tech31-7
3 Michigan State32-7
4 Duke32-6
5 Auburn30-10
6 Gonzaga33-4
7 Kentucky30-7
8 Purdue26-10
9 North Carolina29-7
10 Tennessee31-6
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Southland Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Sam Houston State 16-2 21-12
Abilene Christian 14-4 27-7
Lamar 12-6 20-13
New Orleans 12-6 19-14
Southeastern Louisiana 12-6 17-16
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 9-9 14-18
Central Arkansas 8-10 14-19
Houston Baptist 8-10 12-18
Stephen F. Austin 7-11 14-16
Nicholls 7-11 14-17
Northwestern State 6-12 11-20
McNeese State 5-13 9-22
UIW 1-17 6-25
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 73.6 (143)
Rebounds: 9.6 (204)
Assists: 15.4 (39)
FG%: 46.9% (50)
FT%: 71.2% (157)
3P%: 38.0% (27)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 63.6 (21)
Rebounds: 23.0 (320)
Assists: 10.5 (28)
FG%: 43.4% (159)
FT%: 72.2% (277)
3P%: 33.0% (104)
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P. Herbert4 2