|Kentucky guard Archie Goodwin got in early foul trouble and was not a big factor at Notre Dame. (US Presswire)|
SEC scoreboard for Nov. 29
Notre Dame 64, No. 8 Kentucky 50: The Wildcats (4-2) failed their first true road test, shooting 40.4 percent and losing by double digits under coach John Calipari for only the second time. The Irish (7-1) led by 11 at halftime, and Kentucky never got closer than 10 the rest of the way. Julius Mays led the Wildcats with 16 points, and Nerlens Noel scored 10. Kentucky allowed Notre Dame to hit 8 of 15 from beyond the arc.
St. John's 89, South Carolina 65: The Gamecocks (5-2) shot 36.9 percent and had more turnovers (12) than assists (10) in the blowout loss. Michael Carrera had 11 points and 11 rebounds, and Brenton Williams scored 10 before leaving with a neck injury. It was the first basketball game this season for Bruce Ellington, a wide receiver on the football team. He scored seven points on 3-of-10 shooting.
No. 7 Florida 82, Marquette 59: The host Gators (7-0) stayed perfect with a dominant performance, putting six players in double figures. Michael Frazier II led the way with 17 points, hitting five 3-pointers, as Florida shot 50.9 percent from the field. The Gators forced 14 turnovers in notching the SEC's first win in the SEC/Big East Challenge. Marquette (5-2) was led by Vander Blue's 20 points.
LSU 72, Seton Hall 67: Shavon Coleman scored 14 of his 18 points in the second half as the host Tigers (5-0) overcame a 16-point, second-half deficit. Anthony Hickey helped key the comeback with six steals and 10 points. On their last 15 possessions, the Pirates (5-2) committed 10 turnovers. They finished with 26 turnovers as LSU stayed unbeaten under first-year coach Johnny Jones.
Star of the night: Florida's Frazier. The reserve freshman came in averaging 3.4 points, then erupted for 17 in the rout of Marquette. Playing 22 minutes, Frazier drained 5 of 8 3-pointers.
Inside the box score -- 3 numbers worth a second look
3 -- Points scored by Kentucky leading scorer Archie Goodwin, who came in averaging 19. He made 1 of 7 field goals but did contribute seven rebounds and six assists.
2 -- Double-doubles posted this season by LSU's Johnny O'Bryant III. He had 13 points and 11 rebounds in the Tigers' comeback win over Seton Hall.
Thursday's quote of the day: "You can play poorly but you still defend and compete," Calipari said. "That's not what this was. This was Notre Dame throwing around Kentucky."
Nov. 30 games
You don't want to miss: Tennessee at No. 20 Georgetown, 6:30 p.m. ET (ESPN): The Vols, who bounced back from a dismal loss to Oklahoma State in the Puerto Rico Tip-Off with two straight wins, get another shot at a signature victory. Tennessee is 2-1 in the SEC/Big East Challenge, while Georgetown is 2-0. The Vols need a big game from Jarnell Stokes (15.2 points, 7.4 rebounds) against the Hoyas' impressive front line.
Georgia at South Florida, 7 p.m. ET (ESPNU)
No. 6 Syracuse at Arkansas, 8:30 p.m. ET (ESPNU)
DePaul at Auburn, 9 p.m. ET (ESPNU)
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