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Senior Day special, UK blasts Georgia 79-49

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Darius Miller hit five 3-pointers and finished with 17 points, and No. 1 Kentucky beat Georgia 79-49 on Thursday night to extend the nation's longest home winning streak to 52 games and push its overall run to 21 in a row.

Kentucky (29-1, 15-0 Southeastern Conference) made an emphatic statement in its final game at Rupp Arena this season with an offensive flurry that nearly equaled the stiff defensive effort the Wildcats have given all season.

Kentucky, the nation's best defensive team by field goal percentage, made a season-best 15 3-pointers, hitting six in a row in the second half.

Donte' Williams led Georgia (13-16, 4-11) with 17 points. The Bulldogs were 3 of 19 from 3-point range.


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