Kentucky, a favorite to win the National Championship, is crushing East Tennessee State after one half. They are shooting 59 percent from the field and have seven 3-pointers.
Eric Bledsoe and Patrick Patterson each have 15 points, and Kentucky is winning a team effort. John Wall has seven assists, and East Tennessee State is over matched. They just don’t have the weapons to stop the explosive Kentucky offense.
East Tennessee State has one chance to come back. They need a big start to the second half, and they need to get stops and buckets. The zone defense wasn’t working, and Kentucky made many shots look too easy. They have to make Kentucky earn their points.
Kentucky is dominating in every facet of the game. They are rebounding. They are passing. They are playing great defense. The game is theirs to lose now. If they continue to play like they are, East Tennessee State has no chance. Kentucky 54, East Tennessee State 26.