6:30 PM ET, November 13, 2009
Rupp Arena, Lexington, Kentucky
Calipari era opens with blowout as Bledsoe, Patterson lift No. 5 Kentucky
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky guard Eric Bledsoe split between two Morehead State defenders, absorbed a bump and with his back to the basket flipped the ball toward the rim.Bounce. Bounce. Bounce. Swish.
• Kentucky won its first game of the John Calipari era to rebound after losing last season's opener to VMI.
• Kentucky is now 9-0 all-time against Morehead State, and are 33-0 all-time against teams from the Ohio Valley Conference.
• Kentucky had 24 turnovers and shot 4-for-19 on 3-pointers.
• Patrick Patterson had 20 points and 12 rebounds for the Wildcats and freshman Eric Bledsoe had 24 points in place of John Wall.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||25-65 (.385)||26-52 (.500)|
|3P Made-Attempted||4-24 (.167)||4-19 (.211)|
|FT Made-Attempted||5-12 (.417)||19-28 (.679)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||25 (0/0)||14 (0/0)|
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