1:00 PM ET, March 13, 2010
Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, Tennessee
Cousins' double-double paces Kentucky's rout of Tennessee in semis
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- John Calipari brought Kentucky to town focused most on the NCAA tournament.An arena dripping Kentucky blue with Wildcats faithful filling the streets outside has changed his intentions, and now Calipari wants to reward their loyalty by winning the Southeastern Conference tournament title those fans see as their birthright.Oh, he still wants a No. 1 seed.
• Kentucky advanced to the SEC championship game and will seek its first conference tournament championship since 2004 on Sunday.
• DeMarcus Cousins led the way with 19 points and 14 rebounds, ending a three-game streak of being held to single digits in points and rebounds.
• The Wildcats have won 12 of their last 13 games.
• Tennessee's loss snapped a five-game winning streak.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||17-55 (.309)||25-48 (.521)|
|3P Made-Attempted||2-15 (.133)||8-22 (.364)|
|FT Made-Attempted||9-15 (.600)||16-30 (.533)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||25 (0/0)||17 (0/0)|