UK-Georgia St: News & Notes

Notes from Friday's annual Thanksgiving home game in which the Wildcats defeated the Georgia State Panthers, 77-59.

Final Score: No. 8 Kentucky 77, Georgia State 59

+With the win, Kentucky moves to 3-0 on the season, while Georgia State falls to 1-2. The Wildcats have won 13 of their last 14 games, dating back to February 2004.

+This was the first meeting between the two teams. Kentucky is 5-2 All-time against Atlantic Sun Conference teams.

+Kelenna Azubuike matched Chuck Hayes with 16 points and nine rebounds, while Randolph Morris added 14 points and nine boards. Patrick Sparks tallied seven assists in the win.

+Kentucky holds an all-time record of 55-15 in the month of November and is 3-0 in the 11th month this year.

+Kentucky has held its opponents under 50 percent shooting from the field in 35-consecutive games.

+The Wildcats have held a double-digit lead in 30 of their last 35 games.

+UK has hit a three-pointer in 544 consecutive games, the third-longest active streak in the nation.

+The Wildcats move to 365-42 all-time in Rupp Arena with the victory for a .897 winning percentage. UK has won 23 of its last 25 home games and is 2-0 at home this year.

+Kentucky returns to action on Tuesday, Nov. 30 as former UK assistant coach Mike Sutton brings his Tennessee Tech squad to Rupp Arena. The UKTV broadcast tips at 7 p.m.


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