Kentucky Earns First Win of the Season Against Delaware State

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Jodie Meeks scored 22 points to lead Kentucky to its first win of the season, a 71-42 victory over Delaware State on Saturday.

Meeks made five-of-eight 3-point attempts. He has been the scoring leader, or shared that honor, for Kentucky (1-2) in each of the Wildcats' three games.

The Wildcats kept the defensive pressure on the Hornets (1-5), forcing 22 turnovers, 13 in the first half. Delaware State made only one-of-nine 3-point attempts.

Trevor Welcher and Arturo Dubois led the Hornets with 10 points each. Frisco Sandidge had eight rebounds for Delaware State.

Delaware State had eight offensive rebounds.

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