Kentucky is looking for a much needed win after coming off back to back losses to Richmond and Kansas.
After both team struggling out of the gate, it is Georgia Tech with the first points of the game and then the second. Terrance Clarke gets the first points for the Cats and the first 3 pointer of the season for Brandon Boston, Cats up 5-4. Kentucky lets up and the Yellow jackets have scored back to back points, these turnovers already stacking up early for the Cats. Kentucky makes a small comeback with a 3 pointer by Terrance Clarke, then a free throw, 10-9. Lance Ware at the line, he makes both free throws, giving the Cats the lead, 11-10. GT with back to back baskets take a 14-11 lead. Terrance Clarke with a basket, GT gets a 3 pointer of their own, and Terrance Clarke hits his second 3 pointer, and then a basket by Moses Wright, a back and forth lead followed by a basket by Terrance then Davion Mintz, a 3 point Kentucky lead, 22-19. Georgia Tech on an 11-0 run to lead the Cats, 31-22. A free throw for GT, Kentucky responds with a 3 pointer, GT with a basket and the Yellow jackets lead 34-27 at the half.