No. 7 Kentucky 104, LIU-Brooklyn 75: Freshmen Archie Goodwin and Alex Poythress each scored 22 points and Goodwin just missed a triple-double as the Wildcats rolled to their NCAA-best 55th straight home win over the Blackbirds.
Kentucky (4-1), which trailed by six late in the first half, ended the opening 20 minutes on a 15-0 run to take a 55-43 lead into halftime. Goodwin finished with nine rebounds and nine assists and Poythress also grabbed nine boards for the Wildcats, who shot 67.7 percent.
Freshmen Nerlens Noel and Willie Cauley-Stein also came up big for the Wildcats. Noel tallied 18 points, eight rebounds, five assists and five blocked shots while Cauley-Stein added 12 points, eight boards and four blocks.
Julius Mays added 15 points for Kentucky.
Julian Boyd and Jamal Olasewere each scored 22 to pace LIU-Brooklyn (0-4).
NOTEBOOK: The four highly-touted Kentucky freshmen combined for 74 points, 34 rebounds, 16 assists and 10 blocked shots. ... The Wildcats shot better from the field than from the free throw line (61.9 percent). ... LIU-Brooklyn's Boyd has now tallied 22 in back-to-back games against Maryland and Kentucky. He was the Northeast Conference Player of the Year in 2012.