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Kentucky crushes Montana St.

Nov 24, 2014 - 3:06 AM Lexington, KY ( - Devin Booker had 18 points to lead No. 1 Kentucky in an 86-28 rout of Montana State on Sunday.

Aaron Harrison had 14 points and Dakari Johnson scored 13 points with eight rebounds for the Wildcats (5-0), who have won all their games by double-digits this season.

Joseph Frenchwood IV scored seven points to lead the Bobcats (0-4), who also got six points from Marcus Colbert.

Montana State briefly held a 2-1 lead, but Kentucky quickly overmatched its opponent. An 11-0 run that Tyler Ulis capped with a basket for a made it 20-4 with eight minutes to play in the first half.

Another 10-0 run by the Wildcats helped the nation's top team take a 39-11 lead into the locker room.

Kentucky scored the first 26 points of the second half as Montana State didn't get its first bucket until there was around 9 1/2 minutes showing on the clock.

Game Notes

Kentucky shot 43.3 percent in the game, while Montana State made just 19.7 percent of its attempts ... This was the first meeting between these schools.