Kentucky-Cincinnati Postgame Notes

Nov. 17, 2008

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Team Records and Series Notes

  • UK now leads the all-time series with Cincinnati 18-6 and extends its home court advantage to 13-0 against the Bearcats.
  • This was the first meeting against Cincinnati in Lexington since 2002.
  • UK is now 68-28 vs. teams from the Big East conference.
  • The Wildcats captured their 300 th win in Memorial Coliseum. They are now 300-133 all-time in “the house that Rupp built.”
  • UK Hoops continues regular-season play Sunday, Nov. 23 at 2 p.m. ET against George Washington.

Team Game Notes

  • Starting line-up: Carly Ormerod, Eleia Roddy, Lydia Watkins, Brittany Edelen and Victoria Dunlap.
  • Key run: Trailing by one (50-49) with 7:22 remaining, UK went on a 7-0 run sparked by the post play of Eleia Roddy and Victoria Dunlap. Roddy recorded a key offensive rebound and putback with 6:25 on the clock and Dunlap nailed one of her two career-high three pointers and then capitalized on an old-fashioned three-point play with 5:55 to go, giving the Cats a 54-50 lead they would not relinquish.
  • UK won the battle of the boards for the second straight game, outrebounding Cincinnati 40-37.
  • After being outscored 33-25 in the first half, the Cats rebounded to outscore the Bearcats 33-22 in the second half.
  • After 21 turnovers in the Michigan game, UK charted just nine turnovers against UC, including two in the second half. It marked the first time UK committed single-digit turnovers since seven vs. Ball State on March 19, 2007.

Individual Game Notes

  • Sophomore Victoria Dunlap scored a career-high 22 points and sank her first career three-pointers, hitting 2-for-3 from the perimeter. She also recorded a season-high two blocks in the first half.
  • Sophomore Carly Morrow tied her career high in three-pointers with three. She also hit three vs. George Washington (11-14-07).
  • Senior Eleia Roddy charted a season-high 14 points and nine rebounds in the game. At the half, she led with seven points and five boards.
  • Senior Carly Ormerod ties Mia Daniel at No. 10 on Kentucky’s career three-pointers made list with 90. She also dished out a season-high four assists.
  • Sophomore Amber Smith scored a season high-tying five points. She also charted her first season three-pointer. It marked her first trey since the South Carolina game on Jan. 24, 2008. Her four assists were a season high and the most since dishing out four vs. Auburn on Jan. 20, 2008.
  • Junior Brittany Edelen earned her first career start.