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UK Men's & Women's basketball teams victorious Friday night

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Kentucky's Antonio Reeves (12) shoots near Duquesne's Tevin Brewer (0) and Jimmy "Tre" Clark III (1) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lexington, Ky., Friday, Nov. 11, 2022. (AP Photo/James Crisp)

The UK Women took down Morehead State 73-48 Friday night in Memorial Coliseum and the UK Men prevailed over Duquesne 77-52 at Rupp Arena.

Antonio Reeves scored 18 points, CJ Fredrick added 14 and No. 4 Kentucky ran away from Duquesne 77-52 on Friday night. The Wildcats played their second consecutive game without Oscar Tshiebwe, last year’s consensus national player of the year, who’s recovering from a procedure on his right knee last month. Sahvir Wheeler returned from a right leg injury and had 11 points, 11 assists and six rebounds. Jimmy Clark III scored 11 points for Duquesne.

Kentucky returns to action on Tuesday night, facing Michigan State in the Champions Classic in Indianapolis. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. and the game can be seen on ESPN.

The UK Women improved their record to 2-0 with a 73-48 win over Morehead State in Memorial Coliseum.

Kentucky had three players score in double digits, including Maddie Scherr (14), Blair Green (13) and Robyn Benton (11).

Kentucky returns to action on Sunday, hosting Coastal Carolina at Memorial Coliseum. Tipoff is set for 1 p.m. and the game can be seen on SEC Network Plus.