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11:18 pm
Fri November 9, 2012

College Basketball: UK Squeaks Past Terps, IU Rolls Over Bryant

Kyle Wiltjer scored 19 points and Jarrod Polston provided a career-best ten points off the bench to lead the Kentucky Wildcats to a 72-69 win over Maryland in their regular season opener at the Barclays Center Friday night in Brooklyn, New York.

The third-ranked Wildcats led by as many as 15 points early in the second half, but the Terps came back and had a chance to tie the game at the buzzer.

UK faces number eight Duke Tuesday in Atlanta.

The top-ranked Indiana Hoosiers defeated Bryant 97-54.

Second-ranked Louisville opens regular season play Sunday against Manhattan at the KFC Yum Center.