Kentucky-Transylvania Postgame Notes

Nov. 2, 2011

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Team Records and Series Info

  • This was the first exhibition game for both teams.
  • The all-time series in official games is tied 7-7 as the teams played from 1903-11.  It has been 100 years since the teams played the last countable contest on March 3, 1911.
  • Kentucky returns to action with its second exhibition game Monday at 7 p.m. against Morehouse.  The game will be televised on Fox Sports South and the UK IMG Sports Network.
  • Transylvania’s next game will be its regular-season opener Nov. 15 at home against Spalding.

First-Half Facts

  • Kentucky used the lineup of Marquis Teague, Doron Lamb, Darius Miller, Terrence Jones and Anthony Davis.
  • Transylvania’s Barrett Meyer scored the first five points of the game and the Pioneers blazed to their biggest lead at 11-4 with 16:40 on the clock.
  • The Wildcats went on a 13-0 spurt for a 17-11 advantage.
  • Transylvania made its own rally with an 8-0 run and went ahead 19-17.
  • UK took the lead for good, 20-19, on a Doron Lamb three-pointer at the 10:38 mark.
  • Ahead 22-21, UK had a 13-0 run for a 35-21 advantage.  Transylvania was held scoreless for almost nine minutes, from 9:28 until 34 seconds remained.
  • UK took a 37-23 lead into the locker room.

Second-Half Story

  • Kentucky pulled away steadily in the second half en route to the 97-53 win.

Team Notes

  • Kentucky has an all-time record of 46-4 in exhibition games and has won the last 17 in a row.
  • Tonight’s game didn’t count, of course, but Kentucky will enter the season with a 34-game home winning streak, including 33-0 in Rupp Arena under Coach John Calipari.
  • Kentucky’s balanced attack featured five players in double-figure scoring.  As a reference, that occurred in seven games last season.

Individual Notes