Kentucky-Coker College Postgame Notes
Kentucky 86, Coker College 44
Nov. 6, 2011
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Team Records and Series Notes
- This was the first and only exhibition game for both teams, and it was their first-ever meeting.
- Matthew Mitchell is now 6-1 in exhibition games as the head coach of Kentucky.
- Kentucky returns to action Nov. 11 with its season opener at Morehead State at 7 p.m. ET. Kentucky’s home opener is Nov. 15 against Jacksonville State at 11 a.m.
First Half Notes
- Kentucky used the starting lineup of Maegan Conwright, A'dia Mathies, Bria Goss, Bra'Shey Ali and Brittany Henderson.
- Kentucky’s Bria Goss scored the first point of the game. Goss hit one-of-two free throws on the Wildcats’ opening possession.
- UK scored on four of its first five possessions, and stormed out to an 11-0 lead to start the game.
- Kentucky held Coker scoreless for the game’s opening 5:09
- Leading 13-5, Kentucky went on a 15-0 run, holding Coker College scoreless for 7:14.
- UK took a 32-21 lead into the locker room.
Second Half Notes
- Kentucky opened the second half on a 29-0 run to take a 61-21 lead.
- UK held Coker scoreless for the opening 8:51 and without a field goal for the opening 10:23.
- Kentucky held the lead the entire game, and led by double digits for the final 20:30.
- Every Wildcat who played in the game scored.
- Five UK players reached double figures in scoring. Though this game does not count toward the records, it’s the first time UK had five players reach double figures since Feb. 20, 2011 (Vanderbilt)
- Kentucky outscored Coker College 45-7 in points off turnovers.
- Kentucky outscored Coker College 44-16 in points in the paint.
- UK won the turnover battle 40-14. This game does not count, but as a reference, Kentucky has forced double-digit miscues in 82 consecutive games. UK is 57-25 during that span.
- Kentucky held Coker scoreless for five-plus minutes on three separate occasions, including a 10:57 stretch that carried over from the end of the first half into the second half.
- Kentucky scored 86 points today. As a reference, UK is 25-1 during the Matthew Mitchell era when scoring 80 or more points.