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Jan 9, 2014 9:37 PM

UK Hoops Postgame Notes

UK Hoops Postgame Notes
Colonial Life Arena

Columbia, S.C.

Jan. 9, 2014

Final Score: No. 9/10 Kentucky - 59, No. 10/11 South Carolina - 68

Team Records and Series Notes

UK falls to 13-3 overall, 1-2 in the SEC.
Kentucky's all-time record is 699-480 (.593) in 40 seasons of varsity basketball.
The loss snapped UK's road winning streak at six consecutive games.
Mitchell is in his seventh season as the head coach of the Wildcats and owns a record of 157-65 at UK. Overall, Mitchell is 187-94 in nine seasons.
He already ranks first on UK's all-time wins list with 157 and winning percentage (.707).
Mitchell is now 62-33 in SEC play, and 26-22 on the road.
UK is 31-20 all-time vs. South Carolina and 9-15 in games played in Columbia. UK has lost two in row on the road to the Gamecocks.
The Wildcats are 2-2 this season vs. top-10 ranked opponents this season and 26-34 under Mitchell.
Today's attendance was 5,689.
UK will face South Carolina again on Feb. 20 in Lexington at 7 p.m. ET on the UK IMG Network/FSN.
Next up: The Wildcats return home to face the Missouri Tigers on Sunday, Jan. 12 at 5 p.m. ET in Memorial Coliseum. The game will be televised on ESPNU.
First Half Notes

UK started with the lineup of Janee Thompson, Bria Goss, Kastine Evans, DeNesha Stallworth and Samarie Walker.
The Wildcats are 9-1 this season when using this starting lineup.
Samarie Walker scored the first points of the game for UK with a pair of free throws.
Azia Bishop and Jelleah Sidney were the first UK players off the bench at the 16:10 mark in the first half.
Kentucky tied a season low with 24 first half points.
The Wildcats shot a season-low 26.7 percent (8-of-30) from the field.
Second Half Notes

UK began the second half with the same starting five that started the game.
Kentucky faced its biggest deficit of the season in the second half, trailing by 22.
Janee Thompson scored 10 of her 12 points in the second half.
Team/Game Notes

UK has hit a 3-pointer in 344 consecutive games.
The Wildcats have forced double-digit turnovers in 168 consecutive games.
The 59 points scored by UK were a season low.
Kentucky shot a season-low 31.5 percent (23-of-73) from the field.
UK was only 1-of-8 from 3-point range, marking a season low for 3-pointers made.
The 12.5 percent 3-point percentage also was a season low.
The Wildcats only turned the ball over 10 times, tying a season best.
South Carolina's 14 blocked shots were a season high by a UK opponent this season.
Individual Notes

Junior Azia Bishop recorded her third career double-double and second of the season with 12 points and 11 rebounds.
Marks her fourth double-figure rebounding effort of the season.
Fourth game with 10 or more points.
Back-to-back games with double-digit rebounds.
Senior Samarie Walker registered 12 points on the night.
Her 11th double-figure scoring game of the season.
Senior DeNesha Stallworth finished with 11 points.
Eighth game with 10-plus points this season.
Started for the first time since Dec. 6 vs. Baylor.
Sophomore Janee Thompson scored 12 points to mark her 10th double-figure game of the season.
Fouled out for the first time this season.


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