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Kentucky Sports Report (week of Nov. 26)

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- The Kentucky football team dropped its final game of the 2012 season on Saturday, falling 37-17 to border state rival Tennessee in Knoxville.
- Junior tailback Jonathan George led the team in rushing with 59 yards on eight carries, including a career-long 45-yard touchdown rush. George also had three receptions for 54 yards, while senior La'Rod King led the team in receiving with 10 receptions for 78 yards. Sophomore fullback D.J. Warren had his first career touchdown reception in the game.
- Defensively, sophomore linebacker Alvin "Bud" Dupree led the team with 10 tackles, including three tackles for loss and a sack. Junior linebacker Avery Williamson had seven tackles and a pass breakup in the game. Freshman defensive lineman Farrington Huguenin made his first career start in the game, blocking a PAT and recording two quarterback hurries.

Men's basketball
- The Kentucky men's basketball team charted a pair of victories over instate foe Morehead State and LIU Brooklyn this week at home in Rupp Arena to extend the nation's longest home winning streak to 55 games.
- The freshman trio of Archie Goodwin, Alex Poythress and Nerlens Noel led the way for the Cats. Goodwin had a career-high 28 points against Morehead State and then nearly had the second triple-double in school history against LIU with a team-high 22 points, and career-highs of nine points and nine rebounds.
- Poythress had two 20-point efforts to run his consecutive 20-point outings to four to become the first UK freshman to achieve the feat since Dwight Anderson in the 1978-79 season.
- Noel averaged 13.5 points, 9.5 rebounds, dished out nine assists, and had 11 blocks in two victories for the Wildcats.

- The Kentucky volleyball team concluded the regular season with a pair of sweeps on the road at Missouri and Auburn this week.
- Senior Whitney Billings led the way with more than four kills per set including notching her 16th double-double of the season with 12 kills and 12 digs at Auburn. Senior Stephanie Klefot had 28 digs and added nine assists in the two wins, while freshman Kayla Tronick had six or more kills in both wins.
- Kentucky finishes the season with 20 victories and has logged 20 or more wins in five of the last six seasons under Craig Skinner.
- UK has advanced to the NCAA Tournament for an unprecedented eighth-consecutive season making Skinner the only coach in school history to lead his team to the field of 64 in each of his seasons at the helm.
- UK is hosting the first and second round games of the NCAA Tournament at Memorial Colieseum on Friday and Saturday.

Women's basketball

- No. 9/8 Kentucky improved to 4-1 with commanding wins over Morehead State and USC Upstate last week. The Wildcats defeated the Eagles on Friday 73-37 and took a 100-34 win over the Spartans on Sunday.
- UK has extended its home winning streak to 24, the third-longest winning streak in school history, and its winning streak over nonconference opponents at home improved to 34.
- Four players scored in double figures vs. Morehead led by junior Samarie Walker, who was named the MVP of the second annual "Terry Hall Memorial Classic" after posting her fourth career double-double with 15 points and 13 rebounds.
- Senior All-America candidate A'dia Mathies followed with 11 points, while sophomores Azia Bishop and Bria Goss added 10 points each. Bishop and junior DeNesha Stallworth grabbed 10 rebounds apiece as UK outrebounded the Eagles 63-21. The 63 rebounds were just three shy of the school record.
- Against USC Upstate, Mathies led all scorers in the 100-34 rout of the Spartans by scoring a game-high 17 points. She climbed to No. 7 on UK's all-time scoring list with 1,508 career points and is No. 6 on the steals list with 264. Walker again had an impressive outing as she posted 13 points, four blocks, three steals, three rebounds and two assists in just 23 minutes of action.
- All 13 players scored at least two points as UK improved to 37-0 when scoring 100 points or more.

Upcoming schedule

Wednesday, Nov. 28
Women's basketball hosts Miami (Ohio) - 11:00 a.m.

Thursday, Nov. 29

Swimming & Diving at Miami (Ohio)
Men's basketball at Notre Dame - 7:00 p.m.

Friday, Nov. 30
Volleyball hosts ETSU - 7:30 p.m.
Swimming & Diving at Miami (Ohio)

Saturday, Dec. 1

Men's basketball hosts Baylor - 12:30 p.m.
Swimming & Diving at Miami (Ohio)

Sunday, Dec. 2
Women's basketball at Louisville - 6:00 p.m.

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