A quick summary of Tennessee's 88-58 victory over Kentucky on Saturday
Jarrod Polson and Kyle Wiltjer started in place of Ryan Harrow and Alex Poythress. Of course, Willie Cauley-Stein replaced injured Nerlens Noel. Out of the gate, the Vols took it to the rim without Noel guarding the middle. It was 7-7 when the Vols went on a 15-3 run. UK assistant John Robic was tossed and it was 33-12 with 9:47 in the first half. UT had a 13-0 run in the stretch. UK's perimeter defense was no better than its inside as the Vols made all four three-point attempts in the first half. The UK offense had no flow. In the second half, UT quickly doubled the score 60-30 and John Calipari faced his worst loss at UK.
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■ Freshmen Archie Goodwin, Poythress and Cauley-Stein combined for 13 points, six rebounds, five assists and nine turnovers in 77 minutes.
■ UT scored 36 against Georgetown in the entire game. It had 50 at the half against UK.
■ Outside of Polson, Wiltjer and Julius Mays, UK scored 17 points. Those other guys are lottery picks?
■ In 18 minutes, Ryan Harrow had no points, no rebounds, no assists, one turnover and five fouls.
■ UT did not miss a three-point shot.
■ The game was more than 27 minutes old before Kentucky scored back-to-back field goals.
■ UK turned it over five times before UT committed one.
■ The game was more than 18 minutes old before Cauley-Stein attempted a shot.
■ This was UK's biggest halftime deficit since 41-11 at Vandy in 2008.
■ The Vols hit 56.7 percent the first half; 60 percent in the second half.
■ In the first half, points off turnovers favored UT 20-6.
■ No UK player had more than two field goals in the first half. Where are you Jodie Meeks?
■ There is always next year. And there was last year.
■ The injury to Noel took away UK's shot-blocking ability. Did it take UK's heart also?
■ Noel did not guard the perimeter or handle the ball. Kentucky was terrible at both.