Kentucky Faces Buffalo in Sunday Matinée

Nov. 15, 2014

Buffalo visits Rupp Arena on Sunday, November 16 to face Kentucky. The game will be televised on ESPNU and tip is set for 12 p.m. ET.

Gameday Information
Kentucky vs. Buffalo
Sunday, Nov. 16 - 12:00 p.m. ET
Lexington, Ky.
Game Notes: UK Get Acrobat Reader | UB Get Acrobat Reader
Radio: UK Sports Network
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UK Team Stats UB
85.0 Points 69.9
45.0 Opp. Points 67.0
.486 FG% .324
.214 Opp. FG% .111
.467 3-FG% .278
.467 Opp. 3-FG% .278
.737 FT% .800
51.0 Rebs 48.0
51.0 Opp. Rebs. 48.0
13 Assist 8
13 Turnovers 8
10 Blocks 7
18 Steals 8

This Week's News

Grand Canyon Game Recap

  • Kentucky opened the season with an 85-45 win over Grand Canyon, the second largest margin of victory in a season lid-lifter in the last 20 seasons.
  • UK improved to 92-19 in season openers and a perfect 6-0 under the direction of John Calipari.
  • The Wildcats’ platoon system continued to shine:
    • No player logged more than 24 minutes
    • Four players reached double-figure scoring
    • UK shot 48.6 percent from the field, including 52.8 percent in the second half
    • In the first half vs. the Antelopes, UK blocked seven shots, forced 13 turnovers and surrendered just six field goals
    • Grand Canyon’s 16 first-half points were the fewest UK had surrendered in a first half since the Cats yielded just 14 to Samford on Dec. 4, 2012
    • The nation’s tallest team owned the glass with a 51-21 edge, including 24 offensive rebounds that led to 29 second-chance points
    • Andrew Harrison started the game with seven straight points and finished with a team-high 16
    • Trey Lyles scored 14 in his first career game and Dakari Johnson notched his first career double-double with 10 points and a career-high 13 rebounds

Kentucky in Season Openers

  • Kentucky has totaled a 92-19 all-time record during season lid-lifters.
  • UK is a perfect 6-0 under the direction of John Calipari in such contests.
  • The Wildcats last opened at home with an 89-57 victory over UNC Asheville last season.

Five Wildcats on Coaches’ Preseason Teams

Duo on Lute Olson Award Watch List

  • Junior Willie Cauley-Stein and sophomore Aaron Harrison were named to the Lute Olson Award Watch List on Wednesday.
  • The Lute Olson Award is presented annually to the nation’s top Division I player who has played at least two seasons with his respective team.
  • Incoming freshmen and transfers are not eligible for the Player of the Year award.
  • The 2015 recipient will be announced at the Awards Banquet on April 3 in Indianapolis, site of the 2015 Final Four.