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Top performers from Kentucky’s win over Fairleigh Dickinson

Kentucky Basketball improved to 7-1 on the young year after a thorough 83-52 beatdown of Northeast Conference juggernaut Fairleigh Dickinson.

Not since the 91-49 victory over Eastern Kentucky have the Cats looked remotely capable of winning the national championship. Saturday provided a reminder that Final Four glory is still a possibility. From tip to final horn, Kentucky dominated the now-2-6 Knights. Here are the best five performers:

Still a major work in progress in any one-on-one scenario, Whitney thrived complementarity Saturday, finishing several eye-popping dunks—off the oop and putbacks—continued his sturdy defensive play and didn’t commit a single turnover.