Boxscore and Game Notes: Kentucky vs. Louisville

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— Kentucky improves to 11-2 on the season. falls to 11-2.
— The Wildcats are 28-14 all-time against the Cardinals and have won two in a row in the series and five of the last seven.
is now 123-32 all-time in and 2-0 this season.
— The Wildcats are 167-72 against schools comprising the Big East and 2-1 this season.
— Kentucky will be in action again Monday, Jan. 3, against Penn. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. p.m. ET with the game being televised on ESPNU.

Team game notes

— The Wildcats used the starting combination of Darius Miller, Terrence Jones, Brandon Knight, and Josh Harrellson for the 13th straight game. Kentucky is 11-2 with that starting five.
— Doron Lamb was the first sub off the bench for Kentucky. It was Lamb’s 11th time this season to be the first Wildcat off the bench.
— Kentucky extended its streak of game with a three-pointer to 762 games, the third longest streak in the country.
— Trailing 12-6 in the first half, the Wildcats went on a 15-2 run to take a 21-14 lead and never looked back.
closed out the first half on a 29-12 run to carry a 35-24 lead into halftime. The Cats are 10-1 when leading at the half.
— The Wildcats shot 68.2 pct. (15-22) from the field in the second half, its second highest percentage in a half this season. hit 20-of-27 shots in the second half against Coppin State, a 74.1 percentage.
— Kentucky finished the game shooting a season-high 87.5 pct. (14-16) from the free throw line. The Wildcats have shot over 80 percent from the charity stripe in their last three games.
— Kentucky shot better than 50 percent from the field for the third straight game.
defense held ’s seventh-ranked offense to just 63 points, 20 points below their season average.
— Kentucky’s 15-point margin of victory was their largest in the series since an 82-62 win in the 2001-02 season.

Individual game notes


— Finished with 12 points, eight rebounds, a career-high five assists and three blocks.
— Tallied his ninth multi-block game this season.
— Has scored in double-figures in six straight games.

#12 Brandon Knight

— Scored a career-high 25 points, tying his career high in 3-pointers made with four.
— Has hit multiple 3-pointers in eight straight games
— Scored in double-digits in the first half nine times this season and three-straight.
— Has hit four or more 3-pointers three times this season.
— Finished 7-of-8 from the free throw line, missing his last attempt. He had hit (12) straight free throws.

#20 Doron Lamb

— Has hit a 3-pointer in five straight games.
— Finished 2-of-2 from the free throw line, has hit (11) straight free throws and 21 of his last 22 attempts.


— Recorded a career high four steals

#55 Josh Harrellson

— Posted first 20-10 game of his career.
— Recorded his third double-double this season and the fourth of his career.
— Finished with career-high 23 points and tied his career-high with 14 rebounds.