Georgia was able to keep things close for most of the first half before a late run put Kentucky up 38-26 at the intermission.
Kentucky's Darius Miller leads all scorers with 13 first-half points. Miller hit all five of his field goal attempts including 3-3 shooting from long range. Michael Kidd-Gilchrist added 10 points and five boards in the first half. Freshman Anthony Davis leads the Wildcats in rebounding with six while fellow freshman Marquis Teague finished the half with five assists.
Georgia's Nemanja Djurisic scored a team-high 10 points in the first half. Dusin Ware added five points while Donte Williams and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope have four each. Gerald Robinson handed out three assists and came up with a couple of steals but is just 1-7 from the field for two points.
Kentucky hit 56 percent of its shots in the first half and has a commanding 20-9 rebounding advantage over the Bulldogs. Georgia connected on 11-30 field goal attempts for just 37 percent shooting.
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