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Kentucky Sports Report (week of Nov. 28)

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Men's basketball
- Kentucky improved to 6-0 on the season after posting a pair of wins over Radford and Portland last week. The Wildcats extended their home-winning streak to 37 games and John Calipari pushed his winning streak at Rupp at UK to 36-straight.
- Against Portland Kentucky posted only four turnovers, the fewest by a UK team since the 1993 squad turned the ball over twice against Utah in the NCAA Tournament.
- In the win over the Pilots, Anthony Davis posted his second double-double of the season, pulling down a career-high 12 rebounds.
- Marquis Teague handed out a personal-high eight assists and recorded a career-best four steals.

- Behind a stingy defensive effort and the impressive play of senior Matt Roark at quarterback, the Kentucky football team snapped Tennessee's 26-game winning streak over the Wildcats with a 10-7 win over the Volunteers on Saturday at Commonwealth Stadium.
- Roark, who started at quarterback for the first time in his career, was the key offensive weapon for the Wildcats, completing 4-of-6 passes for 15 yards and rushing 24 times for 124 yards. All totals are career highs. Roark's longest completion was a 15-yard toss to tight end Nick Melillo. Roark's 100-yard rushing game marked the first time a UK player has rushed for over 100 yards since CoShik Williams gained 111 against Ole Miss earlier this season.
- The UK defense was stout in the win, limiting Tennessee to seven points, marking the fourth time this season UT has scored under 10 points. UT was also limited to seven points or less against Alabama, Arkansas and LSU. Winston Guy led UK with 14 tackles, while Danny Trevathan earned eight stops, 1.5 tackles for loss and two pass breakups. Taiedo Smith earned his first start of the season at safety, recording an interception, while senior Ronnie Sneed grabbed his second pick of the season.
- Senior punter Ryan Tydlacka performed well in the game, flipping field position with nine punts, for an average of 43.6 yards and one punt inside the 20-yard line. For his efforts, Tydlacka was named the Southeastern Conference Special Teams Player of the Week.

Women's basketball

- Kentucky improved to 7-0 overall with wins over Nebraska Omaha, Sam Houston State and Mississippi Valley State last week. This is UK's best start to a season since the 2009-10 season team began at 11-0.
- The Wildcats' defensive pressure has once again been their bread and butter as they have forced a league-high 250 turnovers, averaging 35.7 forced turnovers per game.
- Leading the charge is junior guard A'dia Mathies. Mathies, who already ranks in the top 10 on UK's all-time steals list, averages a team-high 4.4 steals per game to go along with her team-best 15.4 points per game. She has netted double-figure points in all seven games this season.
- Freshman Bria Goss has also been a key contributor as she averages 10.9 points and 5.7 rebounds a game.
- UK puts its 27-game winning streak vs. nonconference teams at home on the line when it plays host to intrastate rival and 11th-ranked Louisville on Sunday.


- Kentucky dropped a heartbreaker to 15th-ranked Tennessee in hopes of a share of an SEC title on Wednesday.
- Despite the loss, the Wildcats were selected for their school-record seventh consecutive NCAA Tournament it was announced on Sunday night.
- UK is one of just 16 schools in the country to appear in all seven of the last NCAA tournaments. Kentucky will travel to College Station, Texas, for its first round matchup with Atlantic 10 winner Dayton.
- Junior Stephanie Klefot had 21 digs in the loss to the Lady Vols and has now posted 10 or more digs in 30 matches this season. Her 542 scoops for the season ranks as the third-highest total in single-season school history.
- Junior Ashley Frazier paced the offensive effort with 15 kills and has topped the double-digit plateau 22 times this season.
- Sophomore Whitney Billings turned in her sixth double-double effort of the season with 12 kills and 13 digs.

Upcoming schedule

Thursday, Dec. 1

Volleyball vs. Dayton - 5:30 p.m. (College Station, Texas)
Men's basketball hosts St. John's - 7:30 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 2

Volleyball vs. Lipscomb/Texas A&M (College Station, Texas)

Saturday, Dec. 3

Men's basketball hosts North Carolina - 12:00 p.m.
Gymnastics hosts Intrasquad Scrimmage - 6:00 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 4

Women's basketball hosts Louisville - 1:00 p.m.

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