Andrew Harrison led the way with a season-high 23 points, including big baskets down the stretch, along with Karl-Anthony Towns, to help hold off the Bulldogs. Georgia was playing their second straight game without leading scorer and rebounder Marcus Thornton, who is out with a concussion. The Wildcats sure did take advantage of that, as they ran their conference record to 9-0.
Towns finished with a double-double of 15 points and a career-high 13 rebounds. Harrison looked even more efficient than usual, finishing 8-of-16 shooting, with 7 of the team's 16 assists, and just 1 turnover.
The Bulldogs were led by Nemanja Djurisic's 17 points, as they outrebounded Kentucky 36-24, including 9 offensive rebounds. Yante Maten added 13 points and 9 rebounds for a Bulldogs team that is now 5-4 in conference play.
The Wildcats played their second straight game without Trey Lyles, who is out with an illness. They got 9 points from Devin Booker and 8 from Tyler Ulis. Towns and Harrison combined for 23 first-half points on 9-of-16 shooting.
The Wildcats remain as the only unbeaten team in the country and they will continue that pursuit of perfection Saturday night at Florida. The Bulldogs will take their 14-7 overall record into Saturday's home game against Tennessee.