Mathies now among UK greats with Saturday performance

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – Kentucky guard A’dia Mathies joined some elite company on Saturday after scoring 16 points in the Wildcats’ 69-62 win over Delaware in the NCAA Tournament.

Mathies became just the fifth Wildcat player, man or woman, to score 2,000 career points. Mathies now has 2,000, with at least one game to play – UK faces Connecticut in the Elite Eight on Monday night.

Here are the all-time scoring leaders in UK basketball history (2,000 points or more):

Valerie Still (1979-83) 2,763
Dan Issel (1967-70) 2,138
Kenny Walker (1982-86) 2,080
Jack Givens (1974-78) 2,038
A’dia Mathies (2010-13) 2,,000

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