Missouri gets on the board first with a 3 pointer; Olivier Sarr gets the Cats on the board with a jumper, 3-2. Isaiah Jackson at the line for two, he makes one of two tying up the game. Missouri gets a basket plus a free throw, they miss a line violation on the Cats and he misses the other one as well. Kentucky heads to the line, Askew makes one of two, 5-4 for the Tigers. Missouri drains a 3 pointer and Askew scores a basket. Missouri scores yet another 3 pointer, Askew with a basket, and Missouri responds, 13-8. Keion Brooks drains a 3 pointer, he also gets basket as Kentucky tries to chip away at the Missouri lead, Missouri answers with a basket, 19-13. Kentucky makes one of two; Missouri responds with a 3 pointer, the lead is now up to 8. Keion Brooks drains a 3, Missouri with a basket. Kentucky with a basket, Missouri drains another 3 pointer, and Kentucky responds with a basket. Missouri with another 3 pointer, BJ Boston with a basket, Missouri gets a basket as well. Davion Mintz with a 3 pointer, but Missouri gets another basket. Kentucky with a free throw, Missouri with 3 pointer followed by two free throws plus a basket to have a 40-27 lead at halftime.