Kentucky-Ole Miss Postgame Notes
Kentucky 108, Ole Miss 78
Feb. 13, 2014
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Team Records and Series Notes
UK improved to 18-6 overall, 6-5 in the SEC.
Kentucky’s all-time record is 704-483 (.593) in 40 seasons of varsity basketball.
The Wildcats are now 383-143 in Memorial Coliseum, including 93-15 in the
Matthew Mitchell era. Kentucky improved to 75-6 at home over the last five seasons.
Mitchell is in his seventh season as the head coach of the Wildcats and owns a record of 162-68 at UK. Overall, Mitchell is 192-97 in nine seasons.
He already ranks first on UK’s all-time wins list with 162 and winning percentage (.704).
Mitchell is now 67-36 in SEC play, and 40-12 at home.
UK is 15-20 all-time vs. Ole Miss, including a 9-7 record in games played in Lexington. UK has won five straight in the series.
Tonight’s attendance was 6,530.
Next up: The Wildcats travel to Knoxville, Tenn., to take on the eighth-ranked Tennessee Lady Vols on Sunday, Feb. 16 at 1 p.m. ET. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN as part of Rivalry Week and Play 4Kay.
First Half Notes
Second Half Notes
UK scored a season-high 60 second-half points, marking the sixth time this season the Wildcats have scored 50-plus points in the second half.
Jennifer O'Neill scored 19 of her 27 points in the second half.
Bria Goss scored 11 of her 15 points in the half.
Samarie Walker recorded all nine of her points and six of her seven rebounds in the final stanza. Team/Game Notes
UK has hit a 3-pointer in 352 consecutive games.
The Wildcats have forced double-digit turnovers in 176 consecutive games.
Kentucky scored 100 or more points for a school record sixth time this season.
UK is 45-0 all-time when reaching the century mark and 13-0 under Coach Mitchell.
The 108 points are the most points scored in the series vs. Ole Miss.
It marks the first time since Jan. 17, 2013 vs. Mississippi State the Wildcats scored 100 points vs. an SEC opponent.
Kentucky tied a season high by shooting 50 percent (8-of-16) from beyond the arc.
UK outrebounded Ole Miss, 53-41, making the Wildcats 14-1 on the season overall and 4-1 in SEC play when outrebounding its foe.
The Wildcats have outrebounded 10 opponents by double digits.
Kentucky set SEC season highs in margin of victory (+30), points (108), field goals made (37), field goal attempts (78), free throws made (26), free throw attempts (38) and rebounds (53).
Jennifer O'Neill notched her 17th double-figure game of the season with a team-high 27 points.
Fourth game of the season and second straight with 20 or more points.
Tied a career high with five made 3-pointers (5-of-7).
UK improved to 15-2 this season when O'Neill reaches double-figures.
DeNesha Stallworth notched her second straight and 25th career double-double, including fourth this season with 19 points and 11 rebounds.
11th game of the season in double-figure points.
Grabbed a career-best nine defensive rebounds.
Tied a season high with three blocked shots.
Bria Goss finished with 15 points.
Marks her 12th game with 10 or more points this season.
Was 10-of-11 from the free-throw line, marking her fourth game this season with 10 or more free throws made and attempted.
Saw her streak of consecutive free throws made come to an end at 27 in a row during a span of 10 games. She tied the school record with Jenny Pfeiffer for consecutive free throws made.
Linnae Harper scored 10 points, marking her ninth game in double-figures this season and second consecutive.
Tied a career high with three assists.
Samarie Walker tied a season high with four steals. Junior
Jelleah Sidney recorded career highs in field goal attempts (9) and free-throw attempts (6). Senior
Kastine Evans has made at least one 3-pointer in 21-of-23 games this season after going 1-of-4 tonight.