Fast break: A quick summary of Kentucky's win over Tennessee

February 1, 2012 

Talking points

Kentucky picked up where it left off at Louisiana State. The Cats, especially Anthony Davis, were on fire and jumped out to a 22-5 lead. Tempers flared, and double technicals were called. UT tried to get physical, and Kentucky responded with a "take-no-prisoners" attitude early that Coach John Calipari had to like. Renaldo Woolridge kept UT in the game with five three-pointers in the first half. The only real question in the second half was whether Davis would become the second UK player ever with a triple-double (he came up two rebounds and three blocks short).

Telling numbers

■ Kentucky hit its first 11 field-goal attempts. The game was more than nine minutes old before UK missed.

■ Woolridge had made one three-pointer in SEC play before last night. He hit his first five against UK in the first half. Take him out of the stats, and UT was 4-for-27 in the first 20 minutes.

■ UK was outscored 21-0 on three-pointers in the first half and led 38-25.

Thumbs up

■ Less than five minutes into the game, Davis had hit a 17-foot jumper, a 15-foot jumper and a slam dunk, scored on a drive off the break and blocked a shot. This guy's not bad.

■ As February arrives, UK is starting to take on a crispness and edge.

■ The Cats were 24-for-27 at the foul line.

■ UK's defense held UT to a season-low 28.1 percent shooting from the field.

Thumbs down

■ It took UK a while to realize it needed to get out and guard Woolridge.

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