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Kentucky cruises past Wake Forest 90-60, moves on to Sweet 16

It was all Kentucky all the time in its 90-60 win over Wake Forest. Darius Miles finished with 20 points and DeMarcus Cousins had 19. Kentucky was more than just an offensive team, though. The Wildcats beat Wake Forest on the boards, 38-28, and had six blocks. Wake Forest shot just 33 percent from the field.

John Wall was his usual efficient self with 14 points and seven assists. He also had five turnovers, which could be a cause for concern in a tight game. Kentucky also went 7-for-17 from the line.

Kentucky continues to roll, leading 81-56 with 3:47 left. Darius Miller has a career-high 20 points and DeMarcus Cousins has 19 points.

This one is over. Wake Forest's best player, Ishmael Smith, picked up his fourth foul. Kentucky is up 70-40 with 11:09 left. Darius Miller has 18 points and John Wall has 14 for Kentucky.  

The Wildcats are continuing to punish Wake Forest and leads 62-35 with 14:06 left in the second half.

It doesn't get any better than John Wall. The freshman guard started off the half with a three and fed DeMarcus Cousis for a layup, sparking a 12-4 run that gave Kentucky a 56-32 lead with 16:43 left.

Al Farouq-Aminu picking up his third foul really hurt Wake Forest. Kentuck has outscored the Demon Deacons 25-9 since Aminu went to the bench at the 11:39 mark. Wake Forest is 4-for-19 from the field since he lef tthe game.

Wake Forest is doing everything it can to hang with the WIldcats. But Darius Miller just hit a jumper to give Kentucky a 40-28 lead with 1:53 left. Miller has 16 points already, two short of his career high. Cousins scored on a layup and a breakaway dunk, extending the lead to 44-28 with 1:07 left.

Darius Miller just drained three free throws as Kentucky extended its lead to 29-20 with 6:33 left.

No.1 Kentucky started hot shooting 7-for-10 from the field, including 3-for-6 from three-point range. Darius Miller had nine points on 4 of 5 shooting and a three. Chas McFarland and Al-Farouq Aminu each had six points each for No.9 Wake Forest. The two were tied at 19 with 11:39 left.

Note: Al-Farouq Aminu picked up his third foul for Wake and will sit for the remainder of the half.

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