Cats Run out of Gas in Finale, but Bahamas Trip Still a Success
Kentucky 77, Champagne Chalons-Reims Basket 72
Poythress' double-double leads four Cats in double-figure scoring
Second straight season UK has been honored by NABC
Kentucky has advanced to the Final Four in three of last four seasons
Kentucky falls to the Dominican Repulicans 63-62 on Sunday, August 17, 2014, in Nassau, Bahamas.
UK beat the Champagne Chalon-Reims 77-72 on Saturday, August 16, 2014, in Nassau, Bahamas.
Kentucky beat the Dominican Republic 83-71 on Friday, August 15, 2014, in Nassau, Bahamas.
Kentucky beat Wisconsin 74-73 in the NCAA semi-finals on Saturday, April 5, 2014, at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
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2013-14 (FRESHMAN): Saw action in 33 games as a freshman as UK's top defensive stalwart ... Scored 25 points, hauled in 23 rebounds and dished out 12 assists on the year ... Scored a bucket in 11 minutes of action in UK's Final Four win over Wisconsin ... Played a key defensive role for Kentucky in 15 minutes of action vs. Louisville and 11 minutes vs. Michigan ... Notched four points, two rebounds and two assists to open SEC play against Mississippi State ... Pulled down four rebounds and dished out three assists in a 93-80 UK win over Belmont ... Tallied five points in 17 minutes vs. Providence ... Drained a 3 in Kentucky's win over UT Arlington ... Notched four points and handed out three assists in 18 minutes vs. Robert Morris ... Dished out an assist and grabbed a rebound in six minutes of action vs. Northern Kentucky ... Saw four minutes of action and registered a rebound in the win over UNC Asheville ... Had a made free throw, one rebound and one assist in five minutes of action in a win over Montevallo ... Played 12 minutes in UK's win over Transylvania.
HIGH SCHOOL: Averaged 20.4 points and 5.3 rebounds per game as a senior ... Was named the 2013 Kentucky Mr. Basketball and is the 17th player in UK history to claim the honor ... Also hauled in state Gatorade Player of the Year honors ... Directed Madison Central to the state championship and captured most valuable player honors after averaging 20.4 points, 5.6 rebounds, 2.9 assists and 1.8 steals per game throughout the Kentucky Boys Sweet Sixteen ... Rated as the No. 44 point guard by 247 Sports ... Rivals and Scout rank him as a three-star player.
PERSONAL: Son of Denise Hawkins and Doug Farris ... Born June 27, 1994 in Louisville, Ky. ... Has four younger siblings.