UK-UGA: Notes

Notes from Saturday's victory over Georgia

FINAL SCORE: Kentucky 60, Georgia 51

Team records and series notes

  • Kentucky is now 19-2 overall and has won nine in a row. UK is 10-0 in the Southeastern Conference. Georgia is 7-14 overall, 1-10 in the SEC.
  • Kentucky has won 19 consecutive Southeastern Conference games, including the 2004 SEC Tournament. UK has won 11 straight SEC home games.
  • In the last three seasons, Kentucky is 45-3 against SEC opponents, including league tournament action.
  • Kentucky leads the series 104-21 and has won the last three meetings. UK is 52-4 against Georgia in games played in Lexington.
  • Tubby Smith has a 13-4 career record vs. Georgia, all coming during his term at Kentucky.

    Team game notes

  • Key run: trailing 9-3 with 16:16 to play in the first half, Kentucky went on a 21-2 run over the next 12 minutes for a 24-11 lead. The Wildcats led the rest of the way.
  • Kentucky, the SEC leader in scoring defense and field-goal percentage defense, limited Georgia to 51 points and 39.1 percent shooting from the field.
  • Next game: Kentucky plays at South Carolina on Tuesday at 9 p.m. in a game that will be nationally cablecast on ESPN.

    UK individual game notes

  • Chuck Hayes and Patrick Sparks shared game-high scoring honors with 14 points. Hayes now has 1,072 points in his career, moving past Jamaal Magloire (1,064) and Dirk Minniefield (1,069) for 44th place on the UK career scoring list. Hayes' four rebounds today give him 830 boards in his career, remaining in ninth place on the UK career rebounding chart.
  • Rajon Rondo had three steals today and has at least one steal in every game this season. Lukasz Obrzut tallied four points in the first half, tying his season high for points, and tallied his first basket this year in SEC play.

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