Lexington, KY - Kentucky had a dangerous duo on Saturday in the form of Nick Richards and Immanuel Quickley. They combined for 44 points in the win over Missouri in the Cats' SEC opener. Quickley scored a career-high 23 points and Nick Richards also had 12 rebounds..
Down 17-9 in the first half, Kentucky used a 12-0 run to open up a 21-17 lead over Missouri and the Wildcats led the Tigers 31-26 at halftime.
Nick Richards started off hot for UK as he scored 14 of Kentucky's first 16 points.
Kentucky (10-3, 1-0) visits Georgia on Tuesday night. The Bulldogs just knocked off No. 9 Memphis on the road.
Missouri (8-5, 0-1) hosts Tennessee on January 7.