Kentucky-Baylor Postgame Notes

March 29, 2014

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Team Records and Series Notes

  • UK finished the season 26-9.
  • Kentucky’s all-time record is 712-486 (.594) in 40 seasons of varsity basketball.
  • The Wildcats are 16-11 all-time in the NCAA Tournament.
  • Mitchell is in his seventh season as the head coach of the Wildcats and owns a record of 170-71 at UK. Overall, Mitchell is 200-100 in nine seasons.
    • He already ranks first on UK’s all-time wins list with 170 and winning percentage (.705).
    • Mitchell is now 12-5 in the NCAA Tournament.
  • The Wildcats were 6-5 vs. ranked opponents this season, including 4-5 vs. the top 10.
  • Kentucky fell to 1-2 all-time vs. Baylor, including a 5-8 record vs. teams from the Big 12.
  • UK’s senior class of Kastine Evans, Bernisha Pinkett, DeNesha Stallworth and Samarie Walker finished with a record of 109-31, which ranks second all-time in program history.

Team/Game Notes

  • UK started with the lineup of Janee Thompson, Kastine Evans, Bria Goss, DeNesha Stallworth and Samarie Walker.
    • Kentucky was 19-6 this season when using this starting lineup.
  • UK has hit a 3-pointer in 363 consecutive games.
  • The Wildcats streak of 186 consecutive games forcing double-figure turnovers came to an end after forcing nine today.
  • UK trailed at the half, 49-32 and was 4-6 this season when trailing at the half.
  • The 17-point halftime deficit marked the largest of the season for Kentucky.
  • UK finished the season ranked in the top 10 of 11 single-season lists, including first in rebounds (1,513), second in free-throws made (595), third in 3-pointers made (192) and fourth in points per game (81.3) and blocks (141).

Individual Notes

  • Senior DeNesha Stallworth scored a team-high 19 points.
    • Scored 10 or more points in 21 games this season, including nine straight.
    • Also pulled down a team-high eight rebounds.
    • Finished 9-of-14 from the field, which tied her career high for made field goals in a game.
    • Finished her career with 1,740 career points (812 at UK) and 871 rebounds (417 at UK).
    • Ranks ninth on UK’s all-time double-doubles list with 15.
  • Junior Bria Goss finished scored nine of her 13 points from the free-throw line (9-of-10).
    • Marked her 19th game of the season in double figures and seventh in her last eight games.
    • Set a new school mark for free-throw percentage in a single season at 90.1 percent (127-of-141)
  • Freshman Linnae Harper tallied 14 points, marking her 14th game of the season in double-figures.
    • Was a career-best 2-of-2 from 3-point range.
  • Senior Samarie Walker finished her career seventh on UK’s all-time charts in rebounds (777) and blocked shots (96) and tied for fifth with 20 career double-doubles.
    • Finished with 942 career points (837 at UK) and 876 career rebounds (777).
    • Finished with 20 double-doubles which ranks tied for fifth on UK’s all-time list.
  • Senior Kastine Evans played in 139 career games which ranks No. 2 on UK’s all-time list.
    • She finished her career with 766 career points.