Kentucky Basketball Postgame Notes

Kentucky Basketball Postgame Notes: Kentucky 74 vs. LSU 50

Kentucky Basketball Postgame Notes
Kentucky vs. LSU
January 28, 2012
Pete Maravich Assembly Center – Baton Rouge, La.

-- Kentucky improves to 21-1, 7-0 in the Southeastern Conference, while LSU falls to 12-9, 2-5.

-- The Wildcats are 81-24 all-time against LSU and 29-16 in Baton Rouge.

-- UK is now 892-251 in SEC regular season action.

-- Kentucky has won three-straight against LSU by an average of 29.3 points.

-- Kentucky extends its winning streak to 13 straight games and has won four straight on the road. The 13-game streak is the second longest streak in the Calipari era behind the 19-0 start by the 2009-10 squad.

-- Kentucky has won its first seven in league play, the best SEC start for the Wildcats since the 2004-05 team started 10-0.

-- UK returns to action on Tuesday, hosting Tennessee. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. ET and the game will be televised on ESPNU.

Team game notes

-- The Wildcats used the starting combination of Terrence Jones, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Doron Lamb, Anthony Davis and Marquis Teague for the 13th time. UK is 12-1 with that starting five.

-- Darius Miller was the first sub off the bench for the 12th time this season.

-- Kentucky extended its streak of games with a 3-pointer to 809 games, the third-longest streak in the country.

-- UK led 35-26 at the half. The Wildcats are 17-0, 6-0 when leading at halftime.

-- Terrence Jones scored UK's final four points of the first half and first nine of the second half.

-- The 24-point victory was Kentucky's largest in conference play this season.

-- The Wildcats held the Tigers to 39.6 pct. from the field. The 14th time this season the Cats have held its opponent below 40 pct.

-- The Wildcats held their turnovers to single-digits for the seventh time this season.

-- The six Kentucky turnovers were the fewest since four against Portland on Nov. 26.

-- The Wildcats blocked eight shots, giving them 204 on the season, fourth most on the all-time season blocks list.


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