Despite those plays, as both Calipari and Rice noted, Monmouth outscored Kentucky 45-39 in the second half.
Diallo scores 23, No. 8 Kentucky beats Monmouth 93-76 →
Monmouth head coach, King Rice, said of Hunter: "Man, I didn't know he was that good. He's just good. He kept getting to his spots and scoring. Our kids were in front of him. It wasn't like he was wide open."
Deandre Hunter's 23 points lifts Virginia past Monmouth →