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Tshiebwe has career-high 30 as No. 18 Kentucky routs Vandy

Tshiebwe has career-high 30 as No. 18 Kentucky routs Vandy
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By The Associated Press
Jan. 12, 2022 | NASHVILLE
By The Associated Press Jan. 12, 2022 | 07:29 AM | NASHVILLE
Oscar Tshiebwe scored a career-high 30 points and had 13 rebounds as 18th-ranked Kentucky routed Vanderbilt 78-66 on Tuesday night for its second straight win.

The Wildcats won their 11th straight in the series, and coach John Calipari improved to 22-4 against Vanderbilt with his 797th overall victory.

Tshiebwe came in leading the nation in rebounding and second in double-doubles; this was his 12th. He became the first Kentucky player with at least 30 points and 10 rebounds in a game since Patrick Peterson in 2008. Scotty Pippen Jr. led Vanderbilt with 32 points.


Photo: Kentucky forward Oscar Tshiebwe (34) as after a game against Vanderbilt comes to an end Tuesday in Nashville, Tenn. Kentucky won 78-66.  (John Amis/The Associated Press)
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