Kentucky overwhelms Alabama 70-48 in 2nd SEC blowout

Devin Booker - photo by Walter Cornett
Devin Booker – photo by Walter Cornett

scored 13 points and No. 1 coasted to its  second straight lopsided Southeastern Conference win with a 70-48 victory over on Saturday.

The Wildcats (17-0, 4-0 SEC) withstood an early second-half rally by the Crimson Tide (12-5, 2-2) before brushing off the potential challenge. The win gives the program’s third-best start.

It wasn’t a laugher like Tuesday night’s 86-37 win over on Tuesday night, but the bigger, deeper Wildcats easily overwhelmed an team that had won six of its last seven games.

made 8-of-17 3-pointers, including three apiece by and Booker, who had 10 second-half points. Ulis and scored 11 points for Kentucky, while Willie Cauley-Stein had nine.

Levi Randolph led with 13 points and Rodney Cooper added 10.