Alex Poythress Illness: Updates on Kentucky Star's Status and Return

Joseph Zucker@@JosephZuckerFeatured ColumnistNovember 21, 2014

Nov 14, 2014; Lexington, KY, USA; Kentucky Wildcats guard forward Alex Poythress (22) shoots the ball against the Grand Canyon Antelopes at Rupp Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports

As the Kentucky Wildcats return home on Friday to take on Boston University, they'll be without one of their regular starters.

The school announced that junior forward Alex Poythress will miss the game after suffering from an illness:

Kentucky Basketball @KentuckyMBB

Alex Poythress will not play tonight due to illness. He's day to day.

Through three games, Poythress is averaging 6.3 points and 3.3 rebounds in 21 minutes a night.

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