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Derek Willis throws down hammer dunk on Georgia

Willis' steal and score had Rupp Arena rocking and helped the Cats take command of the Dawgs.

Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports

Derek Willis has been a revelation for the Kentucky Wildcats and SportsCenter.

The junior forward's latest highlight-reel play came against Georgia as he picked off an errant pass and took it to the house for the hammer dunk.

Willis finished the first half with eight points at the Cats took a 42-24 lead into halftime. That dunk was also part of a 11-1 run UK went on to end the half. If Willis keeps playing like this, these Cats suddenly become a very dangerous team for anyone in college basketball.

If nothing else, it's great to see Willis hard work finally paying off as the junior has finally forced his way into the starting lineup and doesn't appear to be letting go of it.