Kentucky at Ole Miss -- Post-Game Notes

Jan. 27, 2009

Recap | Box Score

Team Game Notes

-- The Wildcats used the starting combination of Ramon Harris, Jodie Meeks, Patrick Patterson, Michael Porter and Perry Stevenson. Kentucky is 9-3 with that starting five.
-- UK won the opening tip. The Wildcats have won the opening tip 14 times this season. Patrick Patterson has jumped center in every game this year.
-- Ramon Harris scored the game's first points, the first time he has been the first scorer this season.
-- Darius Miller was the first sub off the bench for Kentucky. It was his ninth time this season to be the first Wildcat off the bench.
-- UK extended its string of 694 consecutive games making a three-pointer.
-- Kentucky was outrebounded for only the third time this season.
-- The Wildcats finished with 22 bench points, outscoring Ole Miss 22-5 in that category. The last time UK outscored the opponent's bench was against Central Michigan.
-- UK allowed 85 points, the most since giving up 111 to VMI in the season opener.
-- The Wildcats lost for the first time when leading at the half. Kentucky is now 14-1 when leading at halftime.
-- Patrick Patterson (24) and Jodie Meeks (21) went for 20 points in the same game for the fifth time.

Individual Game Notes

#1 Darius Miller
-- Hit his first three pointer since connecting on a trey at Tennessee.
-- Hit multiple three-pointers for the first time this season.
-- Scored in double digits for the first time since netting 13 against Delaware State in the third game of the season.
-- Finished with 12 points, nine rebounds and five assists.

#5 Ramon Harris
-- Made his 38th career start
-- Wore the No. 5 for the first time this season.

#13 Michael Porter
-- Made his 30th career start

#21 Perry Stevenson
-- Made his 27th career start

#23 Jodie Meeks
-- Made his 27th career start
-- Was held scoreless until the 9:54 mark, his longest scoreless streak  to open the game since not scoring until the 7:36 mark against Central Michigan.
-- Held without a field goal in the first half for the first time this season.
-- Has hit a three-pointer in 22 straight games, and all 21 this season.
-- Has hit multiple three-pointers in 15 straight games.
-- Went 10-for-10 from the free throw line. He has made 12 consecutive free throws.

#54 Patrick Patterson
-- Made his 46th career start
-- Scored in double figures in the first half for the eighth time this season.
-- Recorded his eighth 20-point game of the season.