Kentucky-Georgia Postgame Notes

Feb. 3, 2015

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Team Records and Series Notes

  • With the win, Kentucky is 22-0, 9-0 in the Southeastern Conference. Georgia drops to 14-7, 5-4 in the SEC.
  • UK leads the all-time series with Georgia, 118-26 and has won three consecutive meetings.
    • UK owns a 58-5 advantage vs. Georgia in games played in Lexington.
    • Kentucky head coach John Calipari owns an 8-2 all-time mark vs. Georgia.
  • Kentucky will return to action at Florida on Saturday, with tip-off slated for 9 p.m. The game will be televised live on ESPN and will be broadcast live on the UK Radio Network.

Team Notes

  • The only undefeated team remaining in the nation, Kentucky is the all-time wins leader in college basketball with 2,162.
  • With 22 consecutive wins to open the year, UK is off to the third-best start in program history and the best start under coach John Calipari.
    • UK is one win shy of equaling the 1965-66 squad, which opened the year 23-0, for the second-best start in school history.
    • UK is three wins shy of equaling the best start in school annals.
  • UK's 22 game winning streak is the ninth-longest streak in Kentucky history.
  • UK is one win away from tying the 1952 Wildcats for the eighth longest streak in school history.
    • UK's 22-game winning streak is the seventh-longest streak in single-season history.
  • UK has won 44 of its last 46 games as the Associated Press top-ranked team.
  • Calipari has a 174-37 record at Kentucky and a 619-177 overall on-court record in his career.
    • Calipari has an 88-9 all-time record when coaching the nation's No. 1 team, including a 47-4 mark at Kentucky.
  • Kentucky has a league-leading 931-262 all-time record in SEC play.
  • UK has won 181 of its last 208 home games and has a 525-64 all-time record at Rupp Arena.
    • UK has won 16 consecutive home games.
  • UK held Georgia to 19 of 46 from the field (41.3 percent). Kentucky has held 18 of its 22 opponents to under 45 percent shooting from the field.
  • The Wildcats took an early lead 20 seconds into the game on a jumper from Andrew Harrison and maintained a lead for the remaining 39:40 in the contest.
  • Kentucky extended its streak of games with a 3-pointer to 922 consecutive games, the second longest streak in the nation.
  • Six of Kentucky's first seven baskets were assisted.

Individual Notes

  • Sophomore guard Andrew Harrison charted a season-best 23 points, adding seven assists.
    • Andrew Harrison set a new career high with three 3-pointers.
    • It marked the first game of his career with 20 or more points and five or more assists in the same game.
    • With seven assists, Andrew was one off his seasonbest of eight assists vs. UCLA.
    • Andrew set a new career high with eight field goals and tied his career high with 15 field-goal attempts, set vs. Louisville in 2013.
  • Freshman forward Karl-Anthony Towns had his club-best third double-double of the year, chipping in with 15 points and a career-high 13 rebounds.
    • Towns added three assists and a team-best two blocks.
    • It marked the fifth double-digit rebounding effort of his season.
      • Towns had six of UK's 11 rebounds in the first half.
  • Sophomore guard Dominique Hawkins made his seventh career start and his third consecutive.
    • Hawkins made his fourth 3-pointer of the year and the sixth of his career.
  • Junior forward Willie Cauley-Stein played in his team-leading 88th career game.
    • Cauley-Stein totaled six points and five rebounds.
  • Freshman guard Tyler Ulis totaled eight points and three assists.
    • Ulis has a 72-20 assist-turnover ratio in 2014-15.