UK was led by 13 points from both Bam Adebayo and De'Aaron Fox. Malik Monk and Isaac Humphries each had 12 points.
Cincinnati's police chief says shots were fired by multiple people inside a crowded nightclub, killing a 27-year-old man and leaving more than a dozen other people wounded.
The Wildcats struggled with their emotions, following the heart-breaking loss to North Carolina.
There was a lot of excitement throughout the game for Cats fans on State Street but the end of the game was a huge letdown.