Tyler Ulis had 18 points and six assists, and No. 2 Kentucky used its speed and athleticism to hold off No. 5 Duke for a 74-63 victory Tuesday night in Chicago.
Kentucky forced 16 turnovers and outscored Duke, 18-4, in fast-break points. Jamal Murray scored 11 of his 16 points in the second half, and Isiah Briscoe added 12 points as the Wildcats (3-0) placed four players in double figures.
Amile Jefferson led the Blue Devils (2-1) with 16 points and 15 rebounds, and Marshall Plumlee finished with 12 points, 10 rebounds and six blocked shots.
Grayson Allen, who scored 54 points in Duke's first two games, was held to six points on two-for-11 shooting. He got his first...