Kentucky improves to 15-4, 4-2 SEC while Vanderbilt falls to 13-7, 4-3 SEC.
The Cats are now 14-27 overall vs. Vanderbilt, 8-10 when the game is played in Lexington.
The Wildcats have now won two in a row against Vanderbilt in Lexington after defeating them last season, 63-53. Prior to that win, the Commodores had won the previous 13 meetings.
Kentucky is now 618-459 in 37 years of varsity play and 125-210 all-time in SEC play.
Coach Matthew Mitchell improves to 106-73 overall, 76-44 in SEC play, including a 2-3 record all-time against Vanderbilt.
Kentucky improves to 337-139 in Memorial Coliseum, including a 48-15 record at home under Coach Mitchell.
Kentucky goes back on the road for a two-game set beginning at Ole Miss, Thursday, Jan. 27 at 9 p.m. EST. The game will be broadcast live on FSN and aired on the Big Blue Sports Radio Network with Neil Price.
Marked the first time Kentucky has used the same lineup in four consecutive games.
UK has used 10 different starting lineups this season.
Kentucky has started a freshman in 88 of 120 games during the Matthew Mitchell era, including 56 consecutive.
After falling behind 7-17 with 10:26 remaining in the opening half, the Wildcats mounted a 30-5 run to end the half, pulling ahead 37-22. During the run the Cats dominated the glass winning the rebounding battle 25-11 and 15-4 on the offensive end, adding 16 second-chance points.
UK held Vanderbilt without a field goal for the final 6:31 of the first half.
The Wildcats have led at halftime in 13 of 19 games this season and hold a 13-0 record when doing so.
UK recorded 25 second-chance points which is the second most this season. The Wildcats scored 29 second-chance points against Arkansas Pine-Bluff on Dec. 21.
Kentucky improves its record to 12-0 this season when scoring at least 70 points.
The Cats are now 32-25 (.561) overall in the Coach Matthew Mitchell era in games decided by 10 points or less, including a 4-2 mark this season.
Kentucky outrebounded Vanderbilt 41-31, marking the sixth game the Wildcats have outrebounded their opponent by at least 10.
UK forced Vanderbilt into 21 turnovers and has now forced double-digit miscues in 67 consecutive games, dating back to the 2008-09 season. The Wildcats scored 32 points off of those miscues.
Kentucky has forced 20 or more turnovers in 15-of-19 games this season and is 13-2 when doing so.
With 37 bench points, Kentucky’s bench has contributed at least 20 points in 15 of 19 games this season. It marked the fourth consecutive game the bench has scored 30 or more points.
Kentucky improves its record to 8-0 when four Wildcats score 10 points or more.
UK has hit a three-pointer in 242 consecutive games, dating back to the 2003-04 season. The Wildcats were 3-of-14 (21.4 percent) from beyond the arc.
Individual Game Notes
Senior forward Victoria Dunlap recorded 17 points, nine rebounds, four steals and three assists.
With four steals in the game and 268 in her career, Victoria Dunlap moved passed Rita Adams (1999-2003) to No. 4 on UK's all-time steals list.
Has scored in double figures 16 times this season and 84 times in her career.
Seventh consecutive game with double-figure points.
Red-shirt freshman Bernisha Pinkett scored 17 points off the bench, netting a career-high 15-of-18 from the free-throw line. Her 17 points were one point shy from her career-high of 18 points set against South Carolina Jan. 13.
Has scored double-figure points in seven games this season, including three of the last four.
Sophomore guard A'dia Mathies dished out a team-high five assists and added seven points and four rebounds.
It was only her third game this season that she did not reach double-figure points.
Freshman Jennifer O'Neill scored 10 points off the bench, marking the third consecutive game she has reached double figures.