4 Kentucky Wildcats faced a crushing defeat, 86-77, to Michigan
4 Kentucky Wildcats lost to Michigan State Spartans, 86-77, on Tuesday night’s NCAA men’s basketball match. National Player of the Year Oscar Tshiebwe, benched in the first two matches for his injury, scored team-high 22 points and 18rebounds for his team Kentucky.
MICHIGAN STATE BEATS #4 KENTUCKY— Woodward Sports Network (@woodwardsports) November 16, 2022
This team is really going to be a problem this season! #GoGreen pic.twitter.com/qL9jAN7QX6
Michigan State adjusted commitments from everybody on the night, with four players arriving at twofold figures driven by the 23-point scorer, Joey Hauser, and Malik Lobby, who wrapped up with 20 points. Mady Sissoko proceeded with significant areas of strength for the season, with eight boards and 18 points. Tyson Walker contributed 14 points, and 9-14 points he scored in the extra periods.
Kentucky portrayed Oscar Tshiebwe’s preseason knee injury as minor. Yet, in the wake of missing the group’s initial two games, there was, in any event, some degree of worry that it might take some sloping up for him as he expected to make a return. Oscar was in foul trouble and got the fifth foul in overtime.
WHAT A BATTLE 🔥— NCAA March Madness (@MarchMadnessMBB) November 16, 2022
The Spartans knock off No. 4 Kentucky as they narrowly escape in DOUBLE OT 🍿 pic.twitter.com/vl7gDz5FMk
Spartans made a lot of body shorts; however, they wouldn’t go down. Eventually, Michigan State was the one to convey the knockout punch.
That battling soul paid off, and they were finally ready to pull away because of incredible performances by Mady Sissoko down the stretch. Mali, who had an average of under five minutes of playing time every game last season, came up in the double overtime period with seven points. He contributed a total of eight rebounds and 18 points.
Michigan State Spartans’ champions, Joey Hauser, scored eight rebounds and 23points, while Hall contributed 20 points for their team. The triumph against Kentucky moved them to 2-1, with their only defeat on Friday coming with a single point to No. 2 Gonzaga.
Kentucky is presently likewise 2-1 after this evening’s defeat. They’ll hope to return against South Carolina State on Thursday before making a lead on Sunday, November 20, for Spokane to take on Gonzaga.
Team Stats of 4 Kentucky Wildcats vs. Michigan State Spartan Match
Michigan State Spartan
1. Field Goals: 28/69, 40.6%
2. 3 Pointers: 7/19,36.8%
3. Free Throws: 23/27, 85.2%
4. Total Rebounds: 45
5. Offensive Rebounds: 16
6. Assists: 19
7. Blocks: 3
8. Steals: 6
9. Turnovers: 18
10. Fouls-Personal: 19
4 Kentucky Wildcats
1. Field Goals: 27/70, 38.6%
2. 3 Pointers: 7/25,28%
3. Free Throws: 16/24, 66.7%
4. Total Rebounds: 38
5. Offensive Rebounds: 12
6. Assists: 17
7. Blocks: 8
8. Steals: 12
9. Turnovers: 15
10. Fouls-Personal: 25