Boxscore and Game Notes: Kentucky vs. Ole Miss

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wins its fourth consecutive game and improves to 23-8 on the season. falls to 20-13.
–The Wildcats are 97-13 all-time against the Rebels and 15-0 against in the SEC Tournament.
lost to Ole Miss in the regular season, 71-69 in Oxford.
— UK is 115-22 in the SEC Tournament and 20-7 in SEC Tournament games held in Atlanta.
— The Cats are now 38-11 in SEC Tournament quarterfinal games and 6-0 against Ole Miss in the quarterfinal round of the tournament.
— UK has now won 42 of its last 50 SEC Tournament games.
will be in action again Saturday, March 12 at 1 p.m. EST vs. Alabama. The game will be televised on ABC.

Team game notes

— The Wildcats used the starting combination of Darius Miller, Terrence Jones, Brandon Knight, Doron Lamb and for the sixth-straight game. UK is 5-1 with that starting lineup.
— DeAndre Liggins was the first sub off the bench for Kentucky. It was his sixth time to be the first Wildcat off the bench.
extended its streak of games with a 3-pointer to 780 games, the third longest streak in the country.
led 36-29 at the half. The Wildcats are 20-2 when leading at halftime.
— UK outscored Ole Miss 42-20 in points in the paint, its largest margin in that category this season.
— The Wildcats led wire-to-wire. UK led by as many as 12 points at 51-39. Ole Miss closed within two points, 68-66, with 1:48 remaining, but Brandon Knight scored the final seven points of the game to preserve the victory.

Individual game notes

#1 Darius Miller

— Had 15 points and has now scored in double-figures for the seventh straight game, the longest such streak in his career.
— Has hit a 3-pointer in 18-straight games.
— Is averaging 16.3 over the last seven games.
— Scored an SEC Tournament career-high 15 points.
— Pulled down a tournament career-high seven rebounds.

#3 Terrence Jones

–With seven rebounds, he passed Sam Bowie and Chris Mills for second on UK’s all-time freshman rebounding list with 282.

#12 Brandon Knight

— Had 17 points, including the last seven of the game.
— Tied with Dirk Minniefield for second on UK’s all-time freshman assist list with 126 assists. He had a game-high six assists today.
— Has scored in double-digits in 26 straight games, the most since tallied 32-straight double-figure games in the 2008-09 season.
— Grabbed seven rebounds, just one shy of his career high.

#20 Doron Lamb

— Finished with a team-high 19 points.
— Fourth time this season he has led the team in scoring.
— Scored 13 first-half points, the ninth time this season he’s scored in double-figures in the first half. It was the most first-half points since tallying 17 in the first frame against Winthrop.


— Scored a SEC Tournament career-high 13 points.