Top-Seeded Kentucky Routs Wake Forest 90-60

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Darius Miller scored a career-high 20 points and top-seeded Kentucky made easy work of No. 9 Wake Forest during a 90-60 rout Saturday night in the second round of the NCAA tournament.

It was the second blowout in two games for the Wildcats (34-2), who crushed East Tennessee State 100-71 in their opener.

Miller scored 16 points in the first half to help the Wildcats build an early double-digit lead that ballooned beyond 30 in the second half.

DeMarcus Cousins added 19 points for Kentucky, while John Wall scored 14 and Eric Bledsoe 13.

Al-Farouq Aminu led Wake Forest (20-11) with 16 points.

Kentucky moves on to play the winner of Sunday's game between Cornell and Wisconsin in the East Regional semifinals next week at Syracuse, N.Y.


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