Kentucky was led in scoring by freshman Devin Booker who had the hot hand and finished with 19-points. He was 7-of-8 from the field, including 5-of-6 from beyond the arc. He was one of six Wildcats who scored in double figures.
Freshman Karl-Anthony Towns turned in his first double-double as a Kentucky Wildcat. He finished with 13-points, 11-rebounds, 4-assists, 3-blocks and one steal.
In the first six games, no Kentucky player has scored 20 or more points.
With the win, Kentucky improved to 6-0. UT Arlington fell to 3-2.
The Mavericks were led in scoring by Lonnie McClanahan, who finished with 10-points.
Kentucky jumped out to an early lead and never looked back. At one point, the Wildcats went on a 30-0 run. They led 55-12 at the half.
The only statistic that didn’t look good on Kentucky’s box score sheet was the 18-turnovers the Wildcats had in the game.
Kentucky will get a brief Thanksgiving holiday break before returning to action at home on Sunday at 2:00 p.n. (EST) against undefeated Providence.