Kentucky-Old Dominion Postgame Notes

Nov. 20, 2011

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Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament Championship
Mohegan Sun – Uncasville, Conn.

  • Kentucky improves to 4-0 on the season, while Old Dominion falls to 3-2.
  • The Wildcats are 2-0 all-time against Old Dominion.
  • UK is now 6-0 all-time against Colonial Athletic Conference opponents.
  • Kentucky won its second in-season tournament championship in three years (Cancun).
  • UK returns to action on Wednesday, hosting Radford in the closing game of the Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament.

Team game notes

  • The Wildcats used the starting combination of Terrence Jones, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Doron Lamb, Marquis Teague and Anthony Davis for the third straight game.
  • Darius Miller was the first sub off the bench for the third straight game.
  • Kentucky extended its streak of games with a 3-pointer to 791 games, the third-longest streak in the country.
  • The Wildcats trailed 18-11 in the first half, equaling its largest deficit of the season. Kentucky trailed Kansas by seven (21-14) in the first half as well.
  • Trailing 18-11, UK went on a 7-0 run to tie the game at 18-18.
  • The Wildcats also trailed 27-23 with just over 2:30 left in the first half. UK went on a 9-0 run to close out the half with a 32-27 lead.
  • During UK’s 9-0 run to end the half, Darius Miller scored seven points.
  • Trailing 27-23, UK went on an 11-0 run over both halves to take a 34-27 lead, part of a 21-9 run.
  • Kentucky outrebounded Old Dominion 43-33, the third time in four games UK has outrebounded the opposition.
  • UK finished with nine blocked shots.
  • Kentucky turned the ball over a season-high 21 times.

Individual game notes

#1 Darius Miller

  • Hit double-figures for first time this season with a season-high 13 points.
  • Finished 5-for-5 from the free throw line, tying his career high for free throws made.
  • Tied season high for assists with five.
  • Has four or more assists in each game this season.

#3 Terrence Jones

  • Has tallied three or more blocks in two of his last three games.
  • Whistled for his first career technical foul.

#14 Michael Kidd-Gilchrist

  • Has hit a 3-pointer in each of the last three games.
  • Scored in double-figures in three of four games this season.

#20 Doron Lamb

  • Has connected on a 3-pointer in all four games this season.
  • Converted on UK’s first 4-point play this season.

#23 Anthony Davis

  • Scored in double-figures in three of four games this season.
  • Fouled out for the first time this season.

#33 Kyle Wiltjer

  • Has connected on a 3-pointer in back-to-back games.