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Anthony Davis posting historical rebounding rate, field goal percentage

Anthony Davis - photo by Regina Rickert | freshman forward  has already set the UK single-season blocked-shots record, but blocks are not the only statistic he is accumulating at a historical rate.  Through 23 games, Davis is averaging 10.2 rebounds per game. That average would tie the highest single-season mark by any UK player since averaged 12.4 rebounds per game in the 1972-73 season. At his current pace, Davis would be the first UK player to average double-digit rebounds in a season since did in 1984-85.


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On This Day In UK Basketball History

On December 10, 1951, Bob Burrow collected 34 rebounds against Temple for the most rebounds ever in a single game by a Kentucky player.


On December 10, 1977, as top-ranked UK is defeating Kansas on “Adolph Rupp Night” in Allen Field House on Naismith Drive in Lawrence, Kansas, Rupp dies. Thousands would participate in the funeral procession in Lexington.


On December 10, 2011, Indiana's Christian Watford hits a 3-pointer at the buzzer in Assembly Hall to stun No. 1 Kentucky.  It's only the second time Indiana had beaten a top-ranked team at Assembly Hall.


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