Blue-White Scrimmage Game Notes

Oct. 24, 2012

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Team Notes

  • This was the fifth year that the Blue/White Game was played in Rupp Arena.
  • The win marks the 11th consecutive game that Blue has gone unbeaten in the Blue-White Scrimmage, with its last loss to White coming in 2000-01 (scrimmage not held in 2007-08).
  • UK returns to the court Thurs. Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. against Northwood. The exhibition will be televised live on Fox Sports South and delayed on the UK IMG Sports Network.
  • Kentucky opens the regular season Fri. Nov. 9 vs. Maryland at the Barclays Center Classic in Brooklyn, N.Y. The game will be at 8:30 p.m. and televised by ESPN.

First-Half Facts

Second-Half Story

  • Several of the players switched teams for the second half.
    • Blue came out with Noel, Hood, Harrow, Polson and Tod Lanter.
    • White was Stein, Wiltjer, Poythress, Goodwin and Mays.
  • Players also switched teams during the second half.
  • Blue steadily chipped away and tied the game at 49, then took the lead and led the rest of the way.
  • White pulled within two at 88-86 with four seconds to go.
    • Lanter made a foul shot to make it 89-86, giving White a chance to tie with 2.5 seconds on the clock.
    • Wiltjer fouled a Goodwin three-point shot at the buzzer; with a chance to tie, Goodwin made the second and third shots and Blue held on to win.

Individual Notes