Tyler Ulis had career highs of 27 points and 12 assists, Jamal Murray scored 26 points and No. 22 Kentucky blew out South Carolina 89-62 on Saturday after coach John Calipari was ejected less than 3 minutes into the game.
The Wildcats (19-6, 9-3 Southeastern Conference) were tied with the Gamecocks and LSU for first place in the league. They proved again who’s tops in the SEC, sending South Carolina to its worst home loss since Anthony Davis led Kentucky to a 34-point win here in 2012.
And Calipari had to watch on TV after he was thrown out with the two technical fouls.Not that it slowed down the Wildcats, who built a 17-point lead in the opening half and gradually stretched things out the rest of the way.
Michael Carrera finished with 25 points for South Carolina (21-4, 8-4).