Coverage: ABC /ESPN3
1:00 PM ET, March 12, 2011
Georgia Dome, Atlanta, GA
ATLANTA -- Kentucky looks very much like a young team peaking at just the right time.Except for one little issue.Do the Wildcats have enough players heading into the Southeastern Conference title game and the tournament that really matters?Brandon Knight finally got rolling in Atlanta, scoring 10 straight points to blow it open, and Kentucky (No. 16 ESPN/USA Today, No. 15 AP) romped to a 72-58 semifinal victory over Alabama on Saturday.
• Kentucky avenged a two-point loss in its only regular-season meeting with Alabama this season.
• Alabama reached the semifinals of the SEC tournament for the first time since 2005.
• Kentucky has won five SEC tournaments in Atlanta (1933, '95, '98, '99, 2004).
• Kentucky advanced to the SEC title game for the second straight season.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||27-54 (.500)||22-53 (.415)|
|3P Made-Attempted||9-20 (.450)||5-13 (.385)|
|FT Made-Attempted||9-14 (.643)||9-13 (.692)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||15 (0/0)||17 (0/0)|