Tennessee gets on the board first with a basket, Devin Askew with a basket to tie it up, but Tennessee drains a 3 pointer to take the lead. Isaiah Jackson with a layup followed by a free throw, he ties it up. Tennessee makes a basket to regain the lead. Davion Mintz drains a 3 pointer to take the lead back. Back and forth we go and Kentucky is up to an 8 point lead as they Cats have three 3 pointer so far. Kentucky on a 15-0 run with a 13 point lead, Tennessee finally scores and hits a 3 pointer. Kentucky with a strong defense in the first half to have a 45-30 lead at halftime.