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Kentucky’s 10 game winning streak is tops in the nation

is currently tied with New Mexico and Syracuse for longest winning streak at 10.  From NCAA.com.

 

Rank Team Next Opponent Next Game Date Streak
1 Kentucky vs Austin Peay 12/19/2009 10
  New Mexico vs Northern Ariz. 12/16/2009 10
  Syracuse vs St. Bonaventure 12/19/2009 10
4 Kansas vs Michigan 12/19/2009 9
  Missouri St. at St. Louis 12/19/2009 9
  Purdue Ball St. 12/19/2009 9
  Texas Tech at Wichita St. 12/19/2009 9
  Western Caro. at Clemson 12/22/2009 9
9 Georgetown vs Old Dominion 12/19/2009 8
  Murray St. at Louisiana Tech 12/15/2009 8
  Seton Hall vs Temple 12/19/2009 8
  Texas vs Tex.-Pan American 12/15/2009 8
13 UAB vs Cincinnati 12/16/2009 7
  West Virginia at Cleveland St. 12/19/2009 7
  Wichita St. vs Texas Tech 12/19/2009 7
16 Belmont at St. Louis 12/16/2009 6
  Charlotte at Winthrop 12/20/2009 6
  Georgia Tech vs Ark.-Pine Bluff 12/16/2009 6
  Kansas St. Alabama 12/19/2009 6
  Memphis Massachusetts 12/19/2009 6
  Northwestern vs North Florida 12/16/2009 6
  UNI at North Dakota 12/19/2009 6
  William & Mary vs Vassar 12/19/2009 6
24 Austin Peay at Kentucky 12/19/2009 5
  Cornell Davidson 12/20/2009 5
  Dayton vs Presbyterian 12/19/2009 5
  Marshall vs Brescia 12/16/2009 5
  Oklahoma vs Northern Colo. 12/19/2009 5
  San Diego St. at Arizona St. 12/19/2009 5
  St. Mary's (CA) vs Portland St. 12/15/2009 5
  Stephen F. Austin at Arkansas 12/19/2009 5
  Vermont vs Delaware 12/20/2009 5
  Virginia Tech vs Charleston So. 12/19/2009 5

On This Day In UK Basketball History

On March 2, 1970, Dan Issel scored 42 points against Auburn.

 

On March 2, 1991, before a crowd of 24,310, the then-largest crowd in Rupp arena history, the Wildcats closed out the 1990-91 season with a 22-6 overall record. Although UK was ineligible for the SEC title because of probation, the Wildcats secured the best record in the league (14-4) with a 114-93 win over Auburn to end its two-year probation. A ceremony and parade followed.

 

On March 2, 1996, with a 101-63 victory over Vanderbilt in Rupp Arena on Senior Day, UK became the first team in 40 years to finish with a perfect record in the SEC, a 16-0 sweep. It was the Wildcats’ 25th win in a row, tying the school record for consecutive wins in a season. Two games later, they set the new record at 27 games.

 

On March 2, 2012, Darius Miller, in his final performance at Rupp Arena, led Kentucky in scoring with 17 points on Senior Night in a 30-point win over Georgia.

 

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