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Kentucky Sports Report (week of Dec. 5)

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Men's basketball
- The Wildcats look to carry the momentum of an eight-game winning streak, including a big 73-72 win over fifth ranked North Carolina on Saturday, when they travel to Indiana on Dec. 10 in its lone competition of the week.
- Freshman Michael Kidd-Gilchrist picked a terrific time to post his first career double-double, scoring a game-high 17 points, while also pulling down a game-high 11 rebounds in the win over the Tar Heels.
- Terrence Jones had a big first-half, scoring all of his 14 points while Doron Lamb (14) and Darius Miller (12) also finished in double figures as UK defeated its second top-15 ranked opponent of the season.
- Anthony Davis finished with nine rebounds, two steals and two blocks, including the game-winning block on John Henson's field goal attempt with seven seconds remaining.

Women's basketball
- Kentucky remains undefeated after an impressive 74-54 win over No. 10/11 Louisville on Sunday.
- The Wildcats shot 47.1 percent from the floor, including a season-high 52.6 percent from the 3-point line en route to their largest margin of victory over a top-10 ranked opponent in program history.
- Junior A'dia Mathies paced the winning effort with a season-high tying 20 points. She nailed a career-best four 3-pointers while also adding four rebounds, three assists and two steals.
- Sophomore Samantha Drake followed with 10 points and two blocks and eight other players scored at least two points.
- The Wildcats, who led the nation in turnover margin, forced Louisville into 26 turnovers and have now forced double-digit miscues in 90 consecutive games.
- The Wildcats look to keep their winning streak alive when they play host to another top 10 opponent in No. 7/6 Duke on Thursday in Rupp Arena.

Volleyball
- With two victories in the NCAA Tournament, the UK volleyball team has advanced to the Sweet 16 for the second time in three seasons.
- Kentucky needed a dramatic 3-2 win over Dayton in the opening round, where the Blue and White saved match-point twice en route to scoring the match's final four points and win the decisive fifth set 16-14.
- With that five-set win over Dayton, UK improved to 7-0 on the year in five-set matches.
- Against the Flyers, junior Ashley Frazier posted 20 kills for the first 20-kill performance by a Wildcat this season. Freshman Lauren O'Conner chipped in with a career-high 18 kills in the win.
- Sophomore Whitney Billings led the Wildcats to a 3-0 sweep of the host Texas A&M Aggies to advance to the Sweet 16. Billings matched a season-high with 17 kills as UK snapped an Aggie 15-match NCAA home winning streak.
- Junior Stephanie Klefot registered 45 digs in the two wins to run her season total to 587 which is a new single-season record for UK.

Upcoming schedule

Thursday, Dec. 8
Women's basketball hosts Duke - 6:00 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 9

Volleyball hosts Texas - 7:00 p.m. (NCAA Regionals)

Saturday, Dec. 10

Volleyball hosts Penn St./UCLA - 4:30 p.m. (NCAA Regionals)
Men's basketball at Indiana - 5:15 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 11
Women's basketball hosts Arkansas-Pine Bluff - 1:00 p.m.

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