Cats coast to easy win in New Orleans, beat East Tennessee State 100-71

Patrick Patterson added 22 points - AP Photo
added 22 points - AP Photo

Eric Bledsoe’s eight 3-pointers set a record for an tournament game, and the top-seeded Wildcats dominated throughout in a 100-71 victory over on Thursday night in the first round of the East Regional.  Scoring 29 points in all, Bledsoe started 8 of 8 on 3s before finally missing his first from long range late in the second half and finishing 8 of 9. Still, he surpassed Tony Delk’s previous school record of seven 3s in the 1996 championship game against Syracuse.

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