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Kentucky defeats the Dominican Republic 108-56 in a warm-up in the Bahamas

Defending National Player of the Year Oscar Tshiebwe scored 17 points and grabbed six rebounds as the University of Kentucky outscored the Dominican Republic National Select Team 108-56 Wednesday night in exhibition basketball action at Baha Mar Resort.

Tshiebwe led six Kentucky players who scored in double figures in the victory. Sophomore Daimion Collins had 15 points, five rebounds and five assists in the win, while freshman Cason Wallace had 15 points, five rebounds and three assists.

Antonio Reeves had 12 points, while Chris Livingston and Lance Ware each had 11.

Kentucky made 42 of 74 shots from the floor (56.8 percent) in the game, including 11 of 26 (42.3 percent) from behind the arc. The Cats also made 13 of 14 free throws (92.9 percent).

Justin Minaya was the best for the Dominicans with 11 points and four rebounds, Anyeuris Castillo contributed 10 points with six rebounds, José Familia and Yaxel Lenderborg added eight points each.

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