No. 17 Kentucky rips Mississippi Valley St. 85-60

By Jeff Shepard – bio | email

LEXINGTON, KY (AP) - Terrence Jones scored 15 of his 19 points in the second half and No. 17 Kentucky rolled past Mississippi Valley State 85-60 Saturday night.

Doron Lamb and DeAndre Liggins scored 16 points apiece for the Wildcats (8-2), who played the last 6:26 without coach John Calipari, who was ejected after picking up two technical fouls while arguing with officials.

Not that the Wildcats needed him, by then things were well in hand. Kentucky held the Delta Devils (1-9) to 33 percent shooting, forced 23 turnovers and was hardly challenged over the final 30 minutes.

D'Angelo Jackson led the Delta Devils with 17 points. Mississippi Valley coach Sean Woods, a member of "the Unforgettables" while playing at Kentucky under Rick Pitino in the early 1990s, received a warm welcome from the Rupp Arena faithful.

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