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Post-Game notes from the UK-Vanderbilt game

By: UK Media Relations
By: UK Media Relations

Kentucky Men’s Basketball Post-Game Notes
Vanderbilt at Kentucky
January 30, 2010, Rupp Arena, Lexington, Ky.

FINAL SCORE: Kentucky 85, Vanderbilt 72

Team Records and Series Notes

• Kentucky is 20-1, 5-1 in the Southeastern Conference while Vanderbilt is 16-4, 5-1 in league action. This ends a 10-game win streak by the Commodores.
• Kentucky leads the series, 132-43, including 74-14 in Lexington.
• Kentucky has an all-time record of 154-24 while being ranked No. 1 in the nation in The Associated Press poll.
o UK is 11-4 vs. Vanderbilt when the Wildcats have been at No. 1.
o UK is 62-2 in games played at home.
o John Calipari’s teams have a 42-6 record while ranked No. 1.
• Kentucky returns to action on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at home vs. Ole Miss. The game will be televised by ESPN.

Team Notes

• Kentucky made 12 three-point baskets, most this season against an SEC opponent. The Wildcats also shot 52.2 percent from long range, also the team’s best this season vs. an SEC foe.
• The Wildcats also did a good job getting to the free-throw line and made 25 of 39, season highs in both categories.
• Kentucky dominated the rebounding, 41-22, and second-chance points, 20-2.

Individual Notes

• DeMarcus Cousins had 21 points and 10 rebounds.
o It’s his 12th double-double of the season, breaking the UK freshman record of 11 set by Chris Mills in 1988-89.
o It’s his fourth-consecutive double-double, the second time this season he has achieved that accomplishment.
• Patrick Patterson had 12 points, breaking a two-game string below double figures.
o Patterson made a career-high three three-pointers.
• John Wall had 13 points and a game-high nine assists.
o Wall has 135 assists, breaking the UK freshman season record of 126 by Dirk Minniefield in 1979-80.
• Darnell Dodson had 16 points and seven rebounds, his most vs. an SEC opponent this season.
• DeAndre Liggins had nine points and four rebounds, season highs in both categories.
• Eric Bledsoe had 13 points and tied his career high with seven rebounds.

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