LEXINGTON - So much for an emotional let down after beating No. 1 Michigan State.
Three days after opening its season by taking down the Spartans, No. 2 Kentucky held Eastern Kentucky scoreless for the first 7:03 Friday, jumping out to an early 14-0 lead en route to a 91-49 victory.
Kentucky held EKU to 25.4% from the field and 25% (8 for 33) from 3-point range.
Here is what we learned from the win:
More progress from Nick Richards
With sophomore forward EJ Montgomery unavailable due to an ankle injury, UK coach John Calipari reinserted junior forward Nick Richards to the starting lineup.