Trey Lyles’ ‘great motor’ sparks Wildcats

Trey Lyles - photo by Walter Cornett |
Trey Lyles – photo by Walter Cornett |

Columbia’s possessions were long. Kentucky’s energy was short.

And so when he entered Wednesday night’s game at Rupp Arena, forward was concerned primarily with providing a spark.

“I just tried to give the team energy,” Lyles said. “I saw that guys were kind of down a little bit.”

And though he didn’t have a big scoring night, Lyles had an impact on the Wildcats’ 56-46 win. He finished with seven points, 10 rebounds, two assists and two blocks.

“Great motor,” coach said. “Great motor.”

needed some revving.

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