Kentucky notebook

Cats win over the Vols tonight moved Kentucky to 22-1 (8-0 SEC), their best start in the Southeastern Conference since the 2005 team went 10-0 to start SEC play. Here are some more notes from after the game.

  • UK has held the last three opponents to 50 or fewer points (Georgia 44, LSU 50, Tennessee 44), the first time that has happened in three-consecutive games since the 1950-51 season.
  • UK limited Tennessee to 28.1 percent from the field (16 of 57), Tennessee's lowest percentage of the season.
  • Third time this season UK has held an opponent under 30 percent.
  • UK limited Tennessee to 44 points, the Volunteers' fewest of the season.
  • UK is 67-1 under Coach John Calipari when holding the opponent to 67 points or fewer.
  • UK is 20-0 under Calipari when holding the opponent to 55 points or fewer.
  • UK has an all-time record of 159-25 while being ranked No. 1 (AP) in the country, including 5-1 this season.
  • UK is 65-2 at home while being ranked No. 1.
  • John Calipari is 47-7 while coaching the top-ranked team in the country, including 5-2 at Kentucky.
  • The Wildcats extended their home winning streak to 48 games, the longest active streak in the nation. The run includes the 2009 NIT game at Memorial Coliseum and the last 47 games at Rupp Arena.
  • UK is a perfect 47-0 under Calipari at Rupp Arena, the longest win streak in venue history.
  • UK owns a 473-60 all-time record in Rupp Arena.
  • Since the 2000 season, Calipari-coached teams have posted a 202-19 record at home.
  • In its 109th season of basketball, Kentucky is the NCAA's all-time wins leader with 2,074 wins.

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