Kentucky impressed its coach for one-fourth of the game.

The fourth-ranked Wildcats went on a 32-2 run in the first half, then coasted to a 118-99 victory over Marshall on Tuesday night."It was a good offensive basketball game," Kentucky coach Rick Pitino said. "The 10-minute spurt we had was magnificent, and the rest of the game we just maintained serve. I'm pleased to come away with the victory."

Anthony Epps, Jeff Sheppard, Ron Mercer and Antoine Walker each hit a 3-pointer in the big run for the Wildcats (6-1). They also got three-point plays from Derek Anderson and Tony Delk and scored 13 points off turnovers.

Mark Pope led Kentucky, which shot 55 percent, to its fifth consecutive victory with 21 points, followed by Walker with 20, Delk 15, Walter McCarty 13, Sheppard 12 and Anderson 11.

No. 16 Miss. St. 66, NE Louisiana 60

Marcus Bullard scored 23 points and Darryl Wilson 21 as the Bulldogs (6-1) went outside for the road victory.

No. 18 Georgia 103, C. Florida 54

The Bulldogs (7-1) cruised at home in their first game as a ranked team in five years.

Carlos Strong had 12 of his 14 points in the first half as Georgia built a 29-point lead.

No. 20 Duke 79, Delaware 73

Junior center Greg Newton scored a career-high 24 points as the Blue Devils (6-2) overcame a sluggish start.