No. 1 Kentucky Stunned! College Basketball Scores On Dec. 3

NORMAN, Okla., Sporting Alert – UCLA stunned No. 1 Kentucky. College basketball top 25 scores and recaps from the fixtures on Thursday night, December 4.

UCLA 87, NO. 1 KENTUCKY 77

LOS ANGELES — Thomas Welsh scored 21 points and led five players in double digits, and UCLA upset No. 1 Kentucky 87-77 on Thursday night in a college basketball game.

Welsh, who collected a double-double on the night after pulling down 11 rebounds, shot 8-for-11 from the field as the Bruins (5-3) handed the Wildcats their first loss of the season.

Bryce Alford and Isaac Hamilton added 15 points each, with Tony Parker finishing with 11 and Aaron Holiday ending with 10, eight rebounds and seven assists for UCLA, which was recording its first win over a top-ranked team in 12-years when they defeated Arizona 96-89 in overtime.

Isaiah Briscoe led Kentucky (7-1) with 20 points, while Jamal Murray added 17, five rebounds and two steals in the defeat.

Derek Willis scored 11 points and Tyler Ulis flirted with a double-double after finishing with nine points and nine assists for the Wildcats, who were losing a regular game for the first time since May 2014.

The Bruins, who led almost the entire game and shot 52.8 percent from the field, while the Kentucky was only 38 percent from the floor, which is its worst display of the season so far.

What a difference a year makes, as UCLA was embarrassed 83-44 by Kentucky when these two side met in Chicago last December.

NO. 6 OKLAHOMA 111, CENTRAL ARKANSAS 68

NORMAN, Okla. — No. 6 Oklahoma eased to a 111-68 victory over Central Arkansas in another college basketball top 25 game on Thursday night.

Junior guard Jordan Woodard tied his career-best with 24 points and had four rebounds and four steals, to lead the undefeated Sooners (5-0) to victory.

Woodard, who was 8-for-10 from the floor, made six 3-pointers, as Oklahoma raced away to a comfortable 43 point win, while the team was tallying its highest point total since 1996, according to the stats gurus.

Meanwhile, Buddy Hield contributed 19 points and seven rebounds, Isaiah Cousins added a double-double of 16 and a career-high 11 rebounds, while Khadeem Lattin also had a career night, after ending the game with 12 points on 5-for-6 shooting for the Sooners, who shot 59.1 percent from 3-point range.

Akolda Manyang grabbed 11 points, six rebounds and four blocks off the bench, Ryan Spangler finished the contest with 11 points and seven boards and Christian James scored 11 points for Oklahoma, which take on No. 8 Villanova on Monday.

Jordan Howard scored 16 points and Derreck Brooks added 13 in the defeat for Central Arkansas (1-6).

College Basketball Top 25 Scores
Thursday, December 4

NO. 6 OKLAHOMA 111, CENTRAL ARKANSAS 68
UCLA 87, NO. 1 KENTUCKY 77

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