Georgia was up 14-11 when UK went on a 10-0 run behind a couple of Darius Miller three-pointers. Georgia, surrounding Anthony Davis with its zone defense, battled back within one, 23-22, behind Nemanja Djurisic. Miller played like the guy who was MVP at the SEC tourney last year, scoring 13 in the first half, and UK took a 38-26 lead at the intermission. Georgia hit five of its last 20 shots in the half. Another Miller three-pointer stretched the lead to 46-30. Kentucky went cold from the field, but Georgia did not have enough to make a strong push.
■ Darius Miller hit his first six shots, including four three-pointers.
■ UK's bench outscored Georgia's 25-1.
■ After making six of its first 10 shots, Georgia was 13-for-45 the rest of the way.
■ Anthony Davis took one shot in each half.
■ Marquis Teague, Doron Lamb, Terrence Jones and Davis did not score in the final 16:15 of the first half, yet UK led by 12.
■ It was good to see Miller pleading for the ball. He might not be a lottery pick, but he is a calming, versatile and clutch player for UK.
■ Marquis Teague: 7 assists, 0 turnovers.
■ Kyle Wiltjer has some deficiencies, but he can help this team with his offense as his confidence continues to grow.
■ UK outrebounded Georgia 41-26.
■ UK went 5:25 in the second half without scoring a point.
■ Terrence Jones must finish better to take his game and this team to another level.