Cats Cruise Past Hampton

Karl-Anthony Towns bagged 21 points and 11 rebounds as the No.1 seeded University of Kentucky cruised past No.16 seed Hampton 79-56 at the KFC Yum! Center in the second round of the NCAA tournament. While the game saw a slow start for the Wildcats, it was an easy game in the end as Hampton’s Pirates were easily outmanned.

Trey Lyles added 10 points and six rebounds, Tyler Ulis scored 11, and Willie Cauley-Stein grabbed 11 rebounds for the Wildcats, who faced Cincinnati in the next round of the tournament.

Photos by Victoria Graff | Contributing Photographer