KU's Mario Chalmers drives a fastbreak after a steal against Kentucky's Ramel Bradley in the first half.
Brandon Rush roars after a defensive stop in the first half.
The Kansas University bench celebrates as the Jayhawks pull away from Kentucky. KU trounced the 21st-ranked Wildcats Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse, led by freshman Brandon Rush, who had a career game with his first double-double of 24 points and 12 rebounds. For complete coverage of the game and a gallery of photos, see page 1C and go to kusports.com.
From left to right, C.J. Giles, Stephen Vinson, Christian Moody, Darnell Jackson cheer on the team.
Brandon Perkins, Kansas University senior of Lawrence, cheers during player introductions before Saturday's game against Kentucky.
Freshmen guard Mario Chalmers gets tangled up with Kentucky guard Rajon Rondo during the second half. The Jayhawks beat the Wildcats 73-46 Saturday afternoon at Allen Fieldhouse.
Fans are silhouetted by the windows of Allen Fieldhouse during Saturday afternoon's game against Kentucky.
KU's Jeff Hawkins, left, and Sasha Kaun, right, converge on Kentucky's Rajon Rondo. Rondo, the Wildcats' season leader in points, rebounds and assists, had nine points, seven boards and three assists against KU.
Sophomore forward C.J. Giles pulls a rebound away from Kentucky's Bobby Perry during the second half.
Sophomore forward C.J. Giles cheers after a basket against Kentucky during the first half.
KU students and Dick Vitale fans sing the alma mater before tipoff against Kentucky Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse.
Sophomore forward Sasha Kaun and freshmen guard Mario Chalmers team up to block Kentucky's Rekalin Sims during the second half.
Sophomore guard Russell Robinson goes up for a lay up during the first half against Kentucky. The Jayhawks beat the Wildcats 73-46 Saturday afternoon at Allen Fieldhouse.
Sophomore guard Russell Robinson looks for an open player during the second half.
Kansas University freshman guard Brandon Rush, right, rises to block the shot of Kentucky's Joe Crawford during the first half of the Jayhawks' lopsided 73-46 rout of the Wildcats. Rush had 24 points, 12 rebounds, four assists, two blocks and a steal in the victory Saturday in Allen Fieldhouse.
Freshmen guard Brandon Rush attempts to stop Kentucky's Rajon Rondo during the second half.
KU players form left to right Russell Robinson, C.J. Giles, and Stephen Vinson get pumped up during a break in the second half against Kentucky. The Jayhawks beat the Wildcats 73-46 Saturday afternoon at Allen Fieldhouse.
Kentucky coach Tubby Smith reacts to a call during the first half. Saturday's loss was his worst at UK.
Senior guard Stephen Vinson reacts to sophomore forward C.J. Giles' effort in diving for a loose ball during the second half against Kentucky.
A sign featuring ESPN broadcaster Dick Vitale floats throught the crowd during Saturday's game against Kentucky.
Actress and noted Kentucky fan Ashley Judd found little to cheer about from her seat behind the UK bench. The Wildcats suffered their most lopsided loss since a 150-95 shellacking - also at KU - in 1989.
Jeff Hawkins guards Kentucky's Patrick Sparks in the first half with some encouragement from the KU bench.
Mario Chalmers and Julian Wright celebrate in the second half against Kentucky.
KU cheerleaders cheer on the Jayhawks in the second half.
Kansas University freshman Brandon Rush (25) triggers under the watchful gaze of the Allen Fieldhouse faithful. A sellout crowd of 16,300 saw Rush collect 24 points and 12 boards in the Jayhawks' 73-46 blowout of Kentucky on Saturday.
KU fans cheer after a KU basket in the first half against Kentucky.
The KU student section tries to distract Kentucky's Rekalin Sims in the second half.
Former Jayhawk Jeff Graves gets some love from KU assistant Joe Dooley before the game.
Sasha Kaun blocks a shot by Kentucky's Joe Crawford in the first half.
Kansas University's Russell Robinson gets clobbered by UK's Lukasz Obrzut (10) in the first half. Robinson had 12 points against UK.
Kansas' Brandon Rush bowls over Rekalin Sims (42).
KU's Brandon Rush shoots against Kentucky in the first half Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse.
Brandon Rush shoots against Kentucky's Jared Carter in the first half.
Bill Self argues a call in the first half.
KU and Kentucky tipoff Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse.
Kansas' Stephen Vinson tries to box out Kentucky's Shagari Alleyne (21) during a first-half free-throw attempt. At 7-foot-3, Alleyne stands 13 inches taller than Vinson.
KU students dressed as follicle-challenged ESPN announcer Dick Vitale sing the alma mater before tipoff against Kentucky.