Amani Franklin also added a double-double for the Wildcats, with 13 points and 14 rebounds as the Cats controlled the boards, outrebounding Butler 46-29 on the day.
Kentucky outscored Butler 20-2 in fastbreak points, which allowed them to pull away, despite holding only a 46% - 44% shooting advantage. The Cats had 14 fast break points by halftime as they enjoyed a 43-34 lead at the break.
Kentucky 87 Butler 66
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