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Kentucky Sports Report (week of Jan. 21)

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Men's basketball
- Following its most complete victory of the season within SEC action, the Wildcats conclude its two-game road swing through the Heart of Dixie at Alabama on Tuesday.
- Sophomore Kyle Wiltjer turned in another 17-point performance, while classmate Ryan Harrow reached double figures for the eighth straight game and dished out a UK career-high eight assists in the win. Freshman Nerlens Noel continued his imposing defensive prowess with a career-high seven blocks to couple with 10 points and nine rebounds.
- Alabama enters the matchup following a one-point victory over Texas A&M on Saturday. The Anthony Grant-led Crimson Tide are 11-6 overall on the season and own a 3-1 record within SEC play.

Women's basketball

- No. 5 Kentucky improved to 18-1 overall, 6-0 in the SEC with commanding wins over Mississippi State and Auburn last week in Memorial Coliseum. The Cats are now riding a school-record 33-game home winning streak and the nation's longest overall winning streak at 17.
- The 100-47 win over Mississippi State was the largest margin of victory over an SEC opponent in school history. Junior center DeNesha Stallworth led four players in double digits with a UK career-high 25 points in just 24 minutes of action. Senior All-America candidate A'dia Mathies followed with 21 points. UK forced 25 turnovers and won the rebounding battle 46-20.
- In UK's "We Back Pat" game vs. Auburn, defense was again the name of the game. The Wildcats held the Tigers to just 21 first half points, taking a 51-21 lead at the break. Mathies led the way with 16 points in the opening stanza. She went on to notch her second straight 20-point game with a season-high 24 points on a near perfect shooting night. Mathies hit 8-of-9 from the field, including 5-of-6 from the 3-point line and 3-of-4 from the charity stripe.

Gymnastics

- The No. 14 University of Kentucky gymnastics team defeated No. 9 Arkansas in convincing fashion in front of more than 5,600 fans inside Memorial Coliseum on Friday.
- The Wildcats took the meet 195.5-193.075 while winning every team and individual event.
- The Wildcats continued the unprecedented start to the season as Friday's win gave the program back-to-back SEC wins for the first time ever. All four wins this season have come against higher-ranked opponents.
- Kentucky is off to the best start in school history as the Wildcats have never before topped 195 in all three meets to begin the season.
- Audrey Harrison stole the Excite Night at the Kentucky Classic show winning the individual all-around competition for the second consecutive week. The Knoxville, Tenn., native's season high 39.275 was highlighted by her 9.9 to anchor on uneven bars with a score, which ties for her career high.
- Harrison won individual titles on bars and floor exercise (9.85). The junior now has four event titles this year and 11 all-time.

Rifle
- Kentucky knocked off two top-15 teams over the weekend in Oxford, Miss., defeating No. 11 Ole Miss (4670 - 4611) on Saturday and No. 10 Memphis (4646 - 4598) on Sunday.
- Senior Heather Greathouse led the Wildcats in their win over Ole Miss, shooting an 1176 aggregate score. Freshman Connor Davis delivered a 594 in air rifle.
- Senior Ed Ryznar had a strong showing in Kentucky's win over Memphis, shooting a 574 in smallbore and 588 in air rifle.
- Sophomore Cody Manning recorded a new personal best aggregate score of 1162 in Sunday's match with Memphis.

Men's tennis
- The Kentucky men's tennis team got off to a 2-0 start to the 2013 season with two 7-0 wins over Northern Kentucky and Morehead State.
- The pair of wins were the first in the head coaching career of Cedric Kauffmann.
- No. 15 Tom Jomby and No. 94 Anthony Rossi each earned singles wins on Sunday, while Jomby and Kevin Lai went 2-0 on the day in doubles.
- UK next takes to the court on Wednesday at No. 22 Indiana in Bloomington for the Wildcats first of 15 matches versus ranked teams in 2013.

Women's tennis
- The Kentucky women's tennis team opened the 2013 season with two dominating wins, defeating Morehead State 7-0 and Belmont 6-1 on Saturday.
- Freshman Nadia Ravita opened her collegiate career with two singles wins in the No. 1 spot and two doubles wins paired with junior Caitlin McGraw in the No. 1 doubles slot.
- Sophomore Stephanie Fox failed to drop a set in two singles wins on Saturday, taking both contests 6-0, 6-0.

Upcoming schedule

Tuesday, Jan. 22
Men's basketball at Alabama  - 9:00 p.m.

Wednesday, Jan. 23
Men's tennis at Indiana - 2:00 p.m.

Thursday, Jan. 24
Women's basketball at South Carolina - 7:00 p.m.

Friday, Jan. 25
Track and field hosts Rod McCravy Memorial - 10:00 a.m.
Men's tennis hosts Michigan State - 1:00 p.m.
Gymnastics at Alabama - 8:30 p.m.

Saturday, Jan. 26
Track and field hosts Rod McCravy Memorial - 10:00 a.m.
Swimming and diving host Louisville - 12:30 p.m.
Men's basketball hosts LSU - 4:00 p.m.
Men's tennis hosts Texas/South Carolina

Sunday, Jan. 27
Women's basketball hosts LSU - 3:00 p.m.

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