LEXINGTON, KY - JANUARY 17: Michael Kidd-Gilchrist #14 of the Kentucky Wildcats celebrates after dunking the ball during the SEC game against the Arkansas Razorbacks at Rupp Arena on January 17, 2012 in Lexington, Kentucky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
The No. 2 Kentucky Wildcats played host to SEC rivals the Arkansas Razorbacks on Tuesday and walked away with another easy win.
The No. 2 Kentucky Wildcats hosted the Arkansas Razorbacks on Tuesday night and barely broke a sweat en route to an 86-63 victory. With the win, the Wildcats improve to 14-1 overall, remaining undefeated in SEC play with a 4-0 conference record. The Razorbacks, meanwhile, are 2-2 within the SEC and now hold a 13-5 overall record.
Kentucky took a big 37-21 lead into the half and never looked back. Although the Razorbacks improved significantly after the break and put up 42 points in the second half, the big first half for the Wildcats left the game in little doubt from the early going.
Wildcats forward Anthony Davis picked up a double-double with 27 points and 14 rebounds.Terrence Jones barely missed a double-double of his own, scoring 13 points and nabbing nine boards.
Kentucky will play their next game on Saturday, January 21 as they host the Alabama Crimson Tide. The Razorbacks will get very little reprieve from difficult opponents as they will return home on Saturday to host the No. 19 Michigan Wolverines.