Every Tuesday, UK Athletics recognizes outstanding performances for our student-athletes. These are the honorees for the week ending Sunday, Dec. 19:
Women's basketball: Maegan Conwright
Freshman Maegan Conwright scored nine points at the point guard position in UK's only game last week vs. Alabama A&M. Grabbed a career-high five rebounds. Dished out a career-high-tying four assists with no turnovers.
Women's basketball: Victoria Dunlap
Senior forward Victoria Dunlap scored 22 points in UK's only game of the week vs. Alabama A&M. Went 8-of-9 from the free-throw line while adding five rebounds. Moved into 11th place on UK's career scoring list with 1,441 points. Notched 20 or more points four times this season, including three in a row. Grabbed four steals and has now recorded at least three steals in four consecutive games.
Men's basketball: Doron Lamb
Doron Lamb recorded 16 points, two rebounds, two assists and a block in UK's 85-60 win over Mississippi Valley St. Lamb tied his personal high with 36 minutes played. He keyed a stretch in the first half that helped UK pull away from MVSU. With 7:09 left he hit a 3-pointer to give Kentucky a five-point lead and finished with 10 points in the final 7:09 to push UK to a 44-24 lead at halftime. During that span, he also sparked the Cats defensively during the crucial stretch, forcing a 5-second violation, Kentucky's first of the season. He has hit a 3-pointer in eight of 10 games this year and has gone for multiple 3-pointers seven times in 10 games this year.