UK improved to 8-0 on the season, giving the Wildcats their first 8-0 start since 2011-12 and third in the Matthew Mitchell era.
Kentucky’s all-time record is 694-477 (.593) in 40 seasons of varsity basketball.
The win makes UK 377-141 all-time in Memorial Coliseum, including an 87-13 mark under Mitchell.
The Cats are 69-3 at home over the last five seasons (including two games at Rupp Arena).
Mitchell is in his seventh season as the head coach of the Wildcats and owns a record of 152-62 at UK. Overall, Mitchell is 182-91 in nine seasons.
He already ranks first on UK’s all-time wins list with 152 and winning percentage (.710).
UK leads the all-time series 32-18 vs. Louisville and has won three straight in the series.
Kentucky has won 16 consecutive games vs. Louisville in Memorial Coliseum.
The Wildcats extended their home court winning streak to seven games.
Kentucky has now won 43 straight regular season games vs. non-conference opponents at home.
The Wildcats have now won 18 straight regular season non-conference games.
The victory is the first regular season win over a top-five team since UK beat No.1 Tennessee in 2006 and the first at Memorial Coliseum since 2000 vs. No. 5 Auburn.
In close games (games decided by 10 points or less), UK is 57-34 (.626 percent) under Coach Mitchell.
Today’s attendance was 7,963, the seventh-highest in Memorial Coliseum history.
Next up: UK heads to Arlington, Texas, to face No.9 Baylor at AT&T Stadium on Friday, Dec. 6 at 7:30 p.m. ET. UK Hoops and the Baylor women are the first game of a doubleheader that also features the UK and Baylor men’s teams.