Kentucky-Georgia Postgame Notes

Jan. 9, 2011

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Team Records and Series Notes

  • Kentucky falls to 11-4, 0-2 SEC while Georgia improves to 12-3, 2-0 SEC.
  • UGA now leads the all-time series with UK 33-12, including an 11-9 advantage in Lexington.
  • With the loss, UK snapped its 25-game home winning streak, including an eight-game streak against conference opponents. The home winning streak ranks as the school’s second-longest and the nation’s seventh-longest.
    • The last home loss was Feb. 26, 2009 to Georgia (61-57).
  • The Cats are now 333-140 (70.6) all-time in Memorial Coliseum, including 43-11 (81.1) under Coach Matthew Mitchell.
  • Kentucky now holds a 121-210 record all-time in SEC play.
  • UK falls to 614-459 all-time in its 37-year history.
  • Kentucky remains at home for its next game vs. South Carolina on Thursday, Jan. 13, at 7 p.m. ET. The game will be broadcast live on the Big Blue Sports Radio Network with Neil Price.

Team Game Notes

  • Kentucky started with the lineup of Victoria Dunlap, A'dia Mathies, Keyla Snowden, Samantha Drake and Maegan Conwright for the third consecutive game.
    • UK has used nine different starting lineups in 15 games.
    • It was the first time Kentucky has used the same lineup in three straight games.
  • Kentucky has started a freshman in 84 of 116 games during the Matthew Mitchell era, including 52 consecutive.
  • Georgia shot 50.0 percent (29-of-57) from the field, marking the second consecutive game UK has allowed an opponent to shoot 50 percent or higher. Arkansas shot 50.9 percent (29-of-57) in UK’s conference opener, Jan. 6, 2011.
  • Kentucky has trailed at halftime in three consecutive games. UK is now 0-4 when trailing at the half this season.
  • UK won the battle of the boards (40-30) for the second-straight game. UK is now 8-3 this season when outrebounding its opponent.
  • For the game UK shot 29.5 percent (18-of-61), its third-lowest performance this season. The lowest was 28.2 percent in the Louisville loss.
  • UK forced Georgia into 28 turnovers and has forced double-digit miscues in 63 consecutive games, dating back to the 2008-09 season. The Wildcats scored 21 points off of those miscues.
  • The Wildcats committed a season-high 24 turnovers. Their previous high was 23 at No. Duke, Jan. 4, 2011.
  • UK has hit a three-pointer in 238 consecutive games, dating back to the 2003-04 season. The Wildcats were 4-of-13 (30.8 percent) from beyond the arc in the game.
  • The Cats have lost three straight games for the first time since the 2008-09 squad dropped four in a row.
  • The Cats are now 30-25 in close games (10 points or less) in the Matthew Mitchell era, including a 2-2 mark this season.

Individual Game Notes

  • Senior forward Victoria Dunlap charted a team-high 17 points and nine rebounds.
    • Scored 15 points in the second half.
    • Hit 8-of-10 from the free-throw line and now has 376 career free throws, moving her into third place on UK’s all-time free-throws made list. She passed Sam Mahoney (365 from 2005-08).
    • Has scored in double figures 12 times this season and 80 times in her career.
    • Swatted two blocks and needs just one more to move up to No. 2 on UK’s all-time list.
  • Sophomore guard A'dia Mathies recorded 14 points and nine rebounds.
    • Mathies has scored in double-figures 39 times in 51 career games and 13 times this season.
  • Freshman Kastine Evans came off the bench for seven points, going 2-for-4 from the field, including 1-for-1 from behind the arch.
    • Scored for the first time in five games and just the second time in her last nine. Her two field goals came in the first half.
  • Junior guard Keyla Snowden struggled from the field for the second consecutive game (1-of-6 FG, 1-of-2 3FG) but did extend her school record of 25 consecutive games with a three-pointer.