After Nick Richards’ breakout performance in the Bahamas opener, assistant coach Kenny Payne is calling for even more production from the sophomore.
Jon Hale, Louisville Courier Journal
The first half ended early after power in the Atlantis resort went out, and the beginning of the second half was played with a manual scoreboard and no television broadcast until full power returned to the complex. Still, Kentucky used a blistering offensive performance to roll to the victory.
After the game, UK assistant Tony Barbee, who served as head coach for the exhibition, said event organizers briefly considered canceling the second half all together, but UK players insisted they wanted to keep playing.
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Tyler Herro bandwagon grows
For the Kentucky fans in the Bahamas at least, freshman guard Tyler Herro already seems like the favorite on the roster after two stellar showings.
Before the power outage, Herro scored 15 points on 5-of-6 shooting, leading some on Twitter to joke he had shot the lights out. When full power returned, Herro…