No. 2 Kentucky 101, Arkansas 70 (Blog)

John Pelphrey's second homecoming didn't go well. The No. 2 Wildcats handed Arkansas its worst SEC loss ever.

No. 2 Kentucky 101, Arkansas 70 (Final)

Fortson's 21 points led all scorers. Rotnei Clarke added 13 points in the Razorbacks' worst SEC loss of all-time.

Kentucky improves to 19-0 overall and 4-0 in league play. Arkansas is now 8-11 and 1-3 in the SEC.

No. 2 Kentucky 92, Arkansas 62 (3:42 second half)

Courtney Fortson's 19 points leads all scorers for the Razorbacks as we enter the final media timeout.

Kentucky has been led by 16 points from John Wall, DeMarcus Cousins and Darius Miller. Cousins also has 14 rebounds.

No. 2 Kentucky 83, Arkansas 52 (7:35 second half)

Arkansas has used a 10-0 run heading into this timeout to pull closer to the Wildcats. The spurt has been sparked by some reserves, including nice play from Julysses Nobles with four points and two assists.

Mike Washington fouled out for Arkansas with 11:14 to play.

No. 2 Kentucky 80, Arkansas 40 (11:44 second half)

It'll be interesting to see if Arkansas can keep from setting a couple of dubious records today.

Arkansas' largest loss in conference play was a 30-point defeat to Mississippi State in 2003 and the largest loss in school history was by 51 to Ole Miss in 1973.

Arkansas has trailed by as many as 46 points today.

No. 2 Kentucky 72, Arkansas 29 (15:44 second half)

One certainly expected Kentucky to win this game, most even expected it be by a large margin. But this large?

Kentucky is putting a hurt on Arkansas like the Razorbacks have never experienced before in the SEC. A 22-0 run, including 14 straight points to start the second half, put the Wildcats up by as many as 44 points in this one.

Arkansas clearly wants to go home. Unfortunately there are still almost 16 minutes left. It'll be interesting to see if Kentucky lets off the throttle or proves a point.

No. 2 Kentucky 57, Arkansas 27 (Halftime)

Kentucky played a near flawless first half in building a 30-point lead.

Arkansas hit just 9 of 40 shots in the first half while the Wildcats were 20 of 35.

Mike Washington and Courtney Fortson each scored 11 points for the Razorbacks in the first half, but Washington, Marshawn Powell and Stef Welsh each have three fouls at halftime.

John Wall leads the Wildcats with 11 points at the break while DeMarcus Cousins nearly has a double-double already with 10 points and nine rebounds.

Kentucky's defense has been targeted most on Rotnei Clarke. The sophomore has just two points at halftime.

No. 2 Kentucky 45, Arkansas 23 (3:49 first half)

Mike Washington's return helped spark the Hogs somewhat. He has 11 points, but picked up his third personal foul heading into this media timeout.

Kentucky is playing incredible defense and it has Arkansas playing scared. That was no more evident than when Marshawn Powell had a shot blocked, rebounded the ball and missed a wide-open dunk. Kentucky has seven blocked shots now. Arkansas is struggling on rebounds again as well. The Wildcats recently went on a stretch where they scored six straight points on second-chance baskets.

Kentucky has led by as many as 26 points thus far.

No. 2 Kentucky 34, Arkansas 13 (7:57 first half)

Washington came back into the game with just under 11 minutes to play in the half after the Wildcats went on a 9-0 run to take a 19-point lead at 26-7.

Stef Welsh is in foul trouble now for Arkansas, picking up his third personal foul with 9:11 to play.

Courtney Fortson has been the bright spot for Arkansas with seven points. To add to the Razorbacks' offensive woes, the lengthy Wildcats have six blocked shots to this point.

No. 2 Kentucky 19, Arkansas 7 (11:49 first half)

An old trend continues early in this one. Washington picked up his second foul at the 13:36 mark and will likely be out for the rest of the half. When was the last time Washington made it more than 10 minutes in the first half?

The Hogs have been able to weather the early storm from the Wildcats, but the offense has been difficult to find for the Razorbacks. Arkansas has hit just two shots to this point and is 14.3 percent from the floor.

No. 2 Kentucky 10, Arkansas 3 (15:41 first half)

Similar to Arkansas' first road game at Mississippi State nine days ago, the Razorbacks were hit with a buzzsaw early in this one.

The Wildcats jumped out to a 10-0 lead while hitting their first four shots from the field.

The Razorbacks got on the board with a 3-point play from Mike Washington but missed a golden opportunity just before the first media timeout when Rotnei Clarke missed a lay-up.

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