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Kentucky Sports Report (week of Dec. 12)

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Men's basketball
- The Wildcats dropped their first game of the season on a last second 3-pointer at Indiana on Saturday.
With the 73-72 loss, coupled with the 73-72 victory over North Carolina a week ago, the Wildcats have experienced consecutive one-point games for the first time since the 1978-79 season.
- Doron Lamb opened the game with a 3-pointer for the Wildcats which marked the second time this season UK has opened the game with a 3-pointer. Lamb's game-opening 3-pointer also helped extend UK's streak of 796 games with a 3-pointer which ranks as the third longest streak in the country.
- Lamb led UK in scoring with 19 points and was followed by a career-high 18 from freshman Michael Kidd-Gilchrist. Kidd-Gilchrist scored in double-figures in the first half for the second time this season and the first since a season-opening victory over Marist. In his last two outings, Kidd-Gilchrist is averaging 17.5 points and 10 rebounds per game.
- After being held scoreless in the opening 20 minutes, freshman Marquis Teague exploded for 15  second-half points to lead UK back from 10-down. It marked the most points for Teague since scoring 16 in UK's season-opener. Teague has also recorded four or more assists in each of UK's last five outings.

Women's basketball

- No. 10 Kentucky improved to 10-0 after impressive wins over No. 6/5 Duke and Arkansas-Pine Bluff last week. Coming off a 20-point win over intrastate rival and 10th-ranked Louisville last Sunday, the Wildcats played host to the sixth-ranked Blue Devils in Rupp Arena, their first game in the downtown venue since 2008. In front of a school-record 14,508 fans, the Wildcats upset Duke 72-65, giving UK back-to-back wins over top 10 teams for the first time in school history.
- Junior guard A'dia Mathies shined against Duke, netting a season-high 23 points, while nailing a career-high tying four 3-pointers for the second straight game.
- Freshmen Bria Goss and Azia Bishop were also crucial to the Cats' signature win as they combined for 31 points, 14 rebounds, four blocks and four steals. Goss scored a career-high 19 points and Bishop came off the bench for her first career double-double with 12 points and a career-best 11 rebounds, including 10 points and 10 rebounds in the decisive second half. The rookie center also swatted a career-high four blocks in the win.
- Against Arkansas-Pine Bluff, UK did what it does best, force turnovers. The Cats forced a school-record 49 turnovers en route to a 101-43 win. Goss and senior Keyla Snowden led five players in double digits with 19 points apiece.

- The Kentucky volleyball team ended its 2011 campaign turning in perhaps its best performance of the season. The Wildcats dropped a tough four-set loss to the tournament's No. 1 overall seed in front of the largest crowd in the Craig Skinner era (4,022), and the fourth largest in school history.
- UK went toe-to-toe with the nation's top team, losing the three sets by a combined six points.
- Junior Ashley Frazier led four players in double-figure scoring with 16 kills on a .306 hitting percentage. She was named to the All-Region tournament team for her efforts.
- Junior Stephanie Klefot notched 21 digs to move her total for the season to 608. With that tally, she became the first player in school history to amass 600 or more digs in a single-season.
- Seniors Ann Armes and Becky Pavan enjoyed tremendous performances in their final collegiate matches. Armes topped 10 or more kills for the 10th time this season with 11 hammers on a sizzling .400 hitting clip. Pavan recorded a match-high six blocks to run her career total to 402. She became just the fourth player in school history to post 400 or more block assists.
- The Wildcats will return 11 letterwinners in 2012, including first-team All-SEC award winners Klefot, Christine Hartmann and Whitney Billings.

Upcoming schedule

Saturday, Dec. 17

Men's basketball hosts Chattanooga - 8:00 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 18

Women's basketball at Notre Dame - 1:00 p.m.

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