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Dec. 12 Performances of the Week

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UK_Notre Dame_BM_002.JPGEvery Tuesday, UK Athletics recognizes outstanding performances for our student-athletes. These are the honorees for the week ending Sunday, Dec. 12:

Women's basketball: Victoria Dunlap

Senior forward Victoria Dunlap averaged a team-high 28.0 points, 9.0 rebounds, 4.0 steals and 2.5 blocks per game in wins over Tennessee Tech and Chattanooga last week. Shot 67.6 percent shooting from the floor, including a season-high 73.3 percent against Chattanooga. Scored a season-high 30 points, including 18 in the first half vs. Tennessee Tech. It was her third career game with 30 or more points. Her 18 points in the first half were the most by a Wildcat since she put up 18 points in the opening frame against Oklahoma on March 30 in the NCAA Tournament Elite Eight. Totaled 18 rebounds in the week, moving her to No. 3 on UK's career rebounding list with 891. Scored 26 points on 11-of-15 shooting from the field vs. UTC, scoring 18 points in the decisive second half. Hit her first 3-pointer of the season vs. TTU.

Men's basketball: Brandon Knight

Brandon Knight averaged 19.0 points per game on the week helping lead Kentucky to a 2-0 record on the week including a win over 23rd-ranked Notre Dame in the SEC/Big East Invitational. Recorded his fourth 20-point effort this season against the Irish. In rivalry win over Indiana, Knight scored five points and pulled down five rebounds over the final 10 minutes to help UK come from one point down to pull away for the 81-62 win. Went 10-of-10 from the free-throw line against the Hoosiers, has hit 14 straight and 19 of his last 20 from the charity stripe.

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