The Kentucky Wildcats continued their impressive run of form on Saturday, cruising past Vanderbilt for their fourth straight win. The Wildcats were in control from the start and never looked back, running out comfortable 74-48 winners.
Kentucky got off to a great start, going on an 11-0 run in the first five minutes to take an early lead. Vanderbilt fought back and kept the game close, but the Wildcats were too strong and went into halftime with a 42-25 lead.
In the second half, Kentucky continued to dominate, outscoring the Commodores 32-23. The Wildcats were led by Immanuel Quickley, who had a game-high 21 points and 8 rebounds. Ashton Hagans also had a strong performance, finishing with 12 points and 6 assists.
The win was an impressive one for the Wildcats, who are now 16-5 on the season. It was also the fourth straight win for Kentucky, who have now won 6 of their last 7 games.
The Wildcats will look to continue their good form when they take on Florida on Tuesday. If they can win that game, they will have a chance to extend their winning streak to five games.
For Vanderbilt, the loss was their fifth straight and they now sit at 8-13 on the season. The Commodores will need to turn things around quickly if they are to have any chance of making the NCAA tournament.