There is really not much to say about that half, Kentucky was simply taken to the woodshed. Jarrod Polson, God bless him, is incapable of guarding Trae Golden,and it is primarily, but not exclusively the reason. When you can't stop a guy from getting layups at will, you can't win.
Kentucky's offense was also extremely bad. That, I can understand -- this is a new rotation and I expected them to struggle on offense. But you cannot turn the ball over 10 times per half, and that's really where it all went wrong. Yes, UK is shooting poorly, but Tennessee has shot the ball 11 more times than the Wildcats. If you're defending well, or shooting a high percentage,you can weather that storm. If you are allowing a high percentage, shooting a poor percentage yourself, and giving up a double-digit shot disparity, you are going to lose, and you are going to lose huge.
And so we are. I have no sunshine to blow up your collective backsides, you're going to have to come up with your own. If this kind of play continues, Kentucky cannot even make this game respectable.
I have no idea what to expect for the second half, but I am not optimistic. Whatever Calipari has done with this team has manifestly not worked, and arguably, it has downright backfired. I guess it was bound to happen sooner or later.