Wednesday, January 19, 2022

How to watch Kentucky vs. High Point: NCAAB live stream info, TV channel, time, game odds

Who’s Playing

High Point @ No. 18 Kentucky

Current Records: High Point 6-7; Kentucky 10-2

What to Know

The #18 Kentucky Wildcats will play host again and welcome the High Point Panthers to Rupp Arena at Central Bank Center, where tip-off is scheduled for 12 p.m. ET on Friday. The Wildcats are out to keep their nine-game home win streak alive.

UK was the big favorite in their most recent matchup, and for good reason. They ended the year with a bang, routing the Missouri Tigers 83-56 on Wednesday. UK got double-digit scores from four players: forward Keion Brooks Jr. (17), guard Tyty Washington Jr. (14), forward Oscar Tshiebwe (13), and guard Sahvir Wheeler (11).

Meanwhile, High Point’s 2021 ended with an 81-68 loss against the Michigan State Spartans on Wednesday. Guard John-Michael Wright wasn’t much of a difference maker for High Point; Wright fouled out and turned the ball over four times en route to a 4-for-13, 10-point finish.

UK’s victory brought them up to 10-2 while the Panthers’ defeat pulled them down to 6-7. A pair of stats to keep in the back of your head while watching: The Wildcats rank 33rd in college basketball when it comes to blocked shots per game, with 5.2 on average. But High Point is even better: they enter the contest with 5.8 blocked shots per game on average, good for 15th best in college basketball. Points in the paint might be hard to come by.

How To Watch

  • When: Friday at 12 p.m. ET
  • Where: Rupp Arena at Central Bank Center — Lexington, Kentucky
  • TV: SEC Network
  • Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
  • Follow: CBS Sports App

Series History

This is the first time these teams have played each other within the last six years.

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