The Vanderbilt Commodores (9-11, 0-7) were dominated by the Kentucky Wildcats (17-3, 6-1) in a 87-52 loss at home in Nashville.
The Commodores dug themselves into a hole in the first half, falling 30 points behind the Wildcats before the second half had even started.
Vandy trailed 12-10 with 13:50 to go, then Kentucky finished the half with a 33-5 edge in scoring.
— Teresa Walker (@TeresaMWalker) January 30, 2019
Vandy’s woes did not end in the first half, however. With just under eight minutes left in the second half, UK still doubled Vanderbilt’s points.
Coming down the stretch.
2nd – 7:50 pic.twitter.com/xbaG5ER09v
— Vanderbilt Men’s Basketball (@VandyMBB) January 30, 2019
Ultimately, UK won a game that was never truly close and prevented Vandy from getting a win in the SEC.
Here are the eight best pictures from Vandy’s loss:
Jan 29, 2019; Nashville, TN, USA; Vanderbilt Commodores forward Simisola Shittu (11) drives against Kentucky Wildcats forward PJ Washington (25) during the first half at Memorial Gymnasium. Mandatory Credit: Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports